unintelligible Definition

  • 1impossible to understand or comprehend
  • 2not clear or coherent in speech or thought

Using unintelligible: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unintelligible" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The recording was so distorted that it was unintelligible.

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    His speech was slurred and almost unintelligible.

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    The handwriting on the note was almost unintelligible.

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    The instructions were written in an unintelligible jargon.

unintelligible Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: unintelligible in Brief

The term 'unintelligible' [ˌʌnɪnˈtelɪdʒəbl] refers to something that is impossible to understand or comprehend. It can be used to describe speech, writing, or instructions that are unclear or incoherent, as in 'The recording was so distorted that it was unintelligible.' Synonyms include 'incomprehensible' and 'indistinct,' while antonyms include 'intelligible' and 'clear.'