What does unintelligible mean?

Definitions for unintelligibleˌʌn ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒə bəl

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unintelligible(adj)

    poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise

    "unintelligible speech"

  2. opaque, unintelligible(adj)

    not clearly understood or expressed


  1. unintelligible(Adjective)

    not intelligible; unable to be understood


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unintelligible in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unintelligible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Don Sadoway:

    I said something unintelligible to her and all of a sudden my right side collapsed.

  2. Henry Louis Mencken:

    School days are the unhappiest in the whole span of human existence. They are full of dull, unintelligible tasks, new and unpleasant ordinances, with brutal violations of common sense and common decency.

  3. Clyde Kluckhohn:

    Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably together

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