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synonyms for unintelligible

  • illegible
  • impenetrable
  • incomprehensible
  • indecipherable
  • meaningless
  • opaque
  • unfathomable
  • vague
  • Greek
  • ambiguous
  • equivocal
  • fathomless
  • inarticulate
  • incognizable
  • incoherent
  • indistinct
  • inexplicit
  • jumbled
  • muddled
  • obscure
  • tenebrous
  • uncertain
  • unclear
  • unexplicit
  • ungraspable
  • unknowable
  • unreadable
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antonyms for unintelligible

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  • clear
  • comprehensible
  • decipherable
  • fathomable
  • intelligible
  • understandable
  • meaningful
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How to use unintelligible in a sentence

Amazon says that was a privacy choice as well as a technical consideration because the rotating blades make so much noise, it would render any audio unintelligible anyway.
AMAZON’S HOME SECURITY DRONE MAY ACTUALLY BE LESS CREEPY THAN A REGULAR CAMERASTAN HORACZEKSEPTEMBER 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The "spirit writing" consists of unmeaning, unintelligible scribbling scrawls, and very rarely containing any letters or words.
SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
Her bewilderment was complete: the more she wished to appear to understand him the more unintelligible his remarks became.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
She repeated this several times, and gradually dwindled off into unintelligible mutterings.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
A drummer soon came with a message from the besiegers, but a message which was utterly unintelligible to the besieged.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
He clings tenaciously to his unintelligible language, and is quite certain that he is superior to the whole human race.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
The key of this last having been lost, their true sentiments often became unintelligible and, consequently, useless to us.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
This seemed to revive Harvey, for he opened his eyes, muttered something that was unintelligible, and sank back to sleep.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Sir Robert Peel contended that the noble lord's resolution was partial and unintelligible.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Why introduce an unintelligible jargon, when we may be understood by pronouncing a simple name?
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
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WORDS RELATED TO UNINTELLIGIBLE

  • clear as dishwater
  • cryptic
  • doubtful
  • dubious
  • enigmatic
  • enigmatical
  • equivocal
  • inconclusive
  • indefinite
  • indeterminate
  • inexplicit
  • muddy
  • multivocal
  • obscure
  • opaque
  • polysemous
  • puzzling
  • questionable
  • tenebrous
  • uncertain
  • unclear
  • unintelligible
  • vague
  • Delphian
  • ambiguous
  • cryptic
  • dark
  • doubtful
  • enigmatical
  • equivocal
  • incomprehensible
  • indecipherable
  • inexplicable
  • inscrutable
  • obscure
  • occult
  • oracular
  • perplexing
  • puzzling
  • recondite
  • secret
  • sphinxlike
  • stickling
  • teasing
  • uncertain
  • unfathomable
  • unintelligible
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