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1. unclear

adjective. ['ənˈklɪr'] not clear to the mind.

Synonyms

  • lucidity
  • clouded
  • obscure
  • indefinite
  • clearness
  • limpidity
  • indistinct
  • lucidness
  • clarity
  • puzzling
  • opaque
  • confusing
  • incomprehensible
  • vague
  • pellucidity
  • ambiguous
  • perplexing
  • blurred

Antonyms

  • unclearness
  • unambiguous
  • distinct
  • clear
  • obscurity
  • comprehensible

Etymology

  • clear (English)
  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unclear

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  • electioneer
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  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
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  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
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  • wagoneer
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  • racketeer

Example sentences of the word unclear


1. Adjective
That's why it's so important to have someone else read your work to point out anything unclear.

Quotes containing the word unclear


1. By definition, intelligence deals with the unclear, the unknown, the deliberately hidden. What the enemies of the United States hope to deny we work to reveal.
- George Tenet

2. Relationships are treated like Dixie cups. They are the same. They are disposable. If it does not work, drop it, throw it away, get another.Committed bonds (including marriage) cannot last when this is the prevailing logic. Most of us are unclear about what to do to protect and strengthen caring bonds when our self-centered needs are not being met.
- bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

3. If you are unclear about what attitudes you adhere to, you will have a difficult time evaluation which ones are not serving your highest good.
- Deborah Day

2. unclear

adjective. ['ənˈklɪr'] poorly stated or described.

Antonyms

  • intelligible

Etymology

  • clear (English)
  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. unclear

adjective. ['ənˈklɪr'] not easily deciphered.

Synonyms

  • illegible
  • undecipherable
  • unreadable

Antonyms

  • explicable
  • inexplicitness
  • equivocalness
  • polysemy

Etymology

  • clear (English)
  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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