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1. unintelligible

adjective. ['ˌənɪnˈtɛlədʒəbəl'] not clearly understood or expressed.

Synonyms

  • incomprehensible
  • opaque

Antonyms

  • explicable
  • clear
  • thin

Etymology

  • intelligible (English)
  • intelligibilis (Latin)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unintelligible

  • eligible

Example sentences of the word unintelligible


1. Adjective
If the source is far away, the sound may be muffled and unintelligible.

Quotes containing the word unintelligible


1. I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
- Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

2. Philosophy . . .consists chiefly in suggesting unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
- Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams

2. unintelligible

adjective. ['ˌənɪnˈtɛlədʒəbəl'] poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise.

Synonyms

  • uncomprehensible
  • thick
  • incomprehensible

Antonyms

  • comprehensible
  • thinness
  • narrow
  • smart

Etymology

  • intelligible (English)
  • intelligibilis (Latin)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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