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synonyms for illegible

  • indecipherable
  • unintelligible
  • cacographic
  • crabbed
  • cramped
  • difficult to read
  • faint
  • hard to make out
  • hieroglyphic
  • indistinct
  • obscure
  • scrawled
  • unclear
  • undecipherable
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antonyms for illegible

MOST RELEVANT
  • decipherable
  • legible
  • understandable
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How to use illegible in a sentence

Hyperreal individualism is where the original references are largely illegible or incoherent, but the individual wishes to define themselves and create an identity around their own disparate tastes and styles anyway.
THE GREAT AMERICAN COOLSAFY-HALLAN FARAHJULY 14, 2021VOX
Say one of our story producers has an image that looks great in a desktop web browser but is illegible when it gets squished down into a mobile screen.
A NEW ARTICLE PAGE DESIGN AT PROPUBLICABY PROPUBLICA’S DESIGN AND PLATFORM TEAMMARCH 23, 2021PROPUBLICA
They grew more shaky and more illegible towards the end, but they were sufficient to make the truth absolutely clear.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The inscription, which is in Gothic letters, is rendered illegible by time.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
It is now illegible, and some of its lines appear to have been carefully erased—by some High Church chisel, probably.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
They are, however, almost illegible, and I have made no attempt to reproduce them in the picture.
IN SEARCH OF GRAVESTONES OLD AND CURIOUSW.T. (WILLIAM THOMAS) VINCENT
There is a black-letter inscription upon the front of the structure, but it is unfortunately quite illegible.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF RIPONCECIL WALTER CHARLES HALLETT
Certain poetic touches which might have furnished an explanation of, and an excuse for, my wild ramblings, were illegible.
MAUPRATGEORGE SAND
Unfortunately it proved impossible to provide long descriptions for the diagrams, because the originals were unclear or illegible.
AN ANALYSIS OF THE LEVER ESCAPEMENTH. R. PLAYTNER
You will kindly again make inquiry of (illegible) for a report.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME III (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ILLEGIBLE

  • awkward
  • circumscribed
  • close
  • closed in
  • confined
  • crabbed
  • crowded
  • hemmed in
  • illegible
  • incommodious
  • indecipherable
  • irregular
  • jammed in
  • little
  • minute
  • narrow
  • packed
  • pent
  • restricted
  • small
  • squeezed
  • tight
  • tiny
  • tucked up
  • two-by-four
  • uncomfortable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.