- Opposite words for comprehensive:
- restricted, diminished, random, narrow, desultory, individual, slipshod, cut, aimless, hit-or-miss, circumscribed, noncomprehensive, patchy, reduced, exact, specific, superficial, singular, shallow, incomprehensive, partial, cursory, limited, incomplete, imperfect, precise, sketchy, haphazard, abridged, specialized, exclusive, abbreviated.
- Usage samples:
This is more true and philosophical, though perhaps not quite so comprehensive.
"Hyperion",Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
One with a clear and comprehensive understanding of this early history might enjoy his first morning's walk in Rome.
"Humanly Speaking",Samuel McChord Crothers.
We make no attempt to be comprehensive.
"Mars Confidential",Jack Lait Lee Mortimer.
No language could be more emphatically all- comprehensive.
"The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon",Alexander Maclaren.
- This is more true and philosophical, though perhaps not quite so comprehensive.