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unintelligible

[uhn-in-tel-i-juh-buh l] /ˌʌn ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒə bəl/
adjective
1.
not intelligible; not capable of being understood.
Origin of unintelligible
1610-1620
1610-20; un-1 + intelligible
Related forms
unintelligibility, unintelligibleness, noun
unintelligibly, adverb
Can be confused
unintelligent, unintelligible.
Synonyms
incomprehensible, baffling, undecipherable.
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unintelligible

/ˌʌnɪnˈtɛlɪdʒɪbəl/
adjective
1.
not able to be understood; incomprehensible
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Word Origin and History for unintelligible
adj.

1610s, "incapable of being understood," from un- (1) "not" + intelligible. Related: Unintelligibly.

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