What does unclear mean?

Definitions for unclear

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unclear.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-defined, unclear(adj)

    poorly stated or described

    "he confuses the reader with ill-defined terms and concepts"

  2. unclear(adj)

    not clear to the mind

    "the law itself was unclear on that point"; "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"

  3. indecipherable, unclear, undecipherable, unreadable(adj)

    not easily deciphered

    "indecipherable handwriting"


  1. unclear(Adjective)

    Ambiguous; liable to more than one interpretation.

  2. unclear(Adjective)

    Not clearly or explicitly defined.

  3. unclear(Adjective)

    Not easy to see or read; indecipherable or unreadable.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unclear

    un-klēr′, adj. not clear.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unclear in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unclear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dan Quayle:

    Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.

  2. Yutaka Watanabe:

    The whole reason is a bit unclear, or a bit trivial.

  3. Bernhard Ruttenstorfer:

    The strategy is unclear, as far as the big picture is concerned, we don't expect decisions before the new management starts.

  4. Carlo Calenda:

    At a certain point it was very unclear due to the tonnes of declarations that were going around ... Basically we asked (today) to speed up the process.

  5. Li Fangping:

    Yesterday, we received information of (sentences) between three and eight years, it's unclear what condition they are in. It is also unclear if they will appeal.

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