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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunintelligibleun‧in‧tel‧li‧gi‧ble /ˌʌnɪnˈtelədʒəbəl◂/ adjective  CLEAR/EASY TO UNDERSTAND#impossible to understand opp clear Eva muttered something unintelligible.unintelligible to technical jargon that is unintelligible to outsidersunintelligibly adverb
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unintelligibleReaders may still find, as I do, that some of the economic debate is unintelligible.Her note was practically unintelligible.I liked the music but the lyrics were completely unintelligible.Radio transmissions were often cut off or unintelligible.Joe muttered something unintelligible, clasping his head in his hands.Sometimes, even speech in an unintelligible foreign language can be illuminating.Most of the discussion would have been marvellously unintelligible in a Basildon supermarket or in a pub in Barrow-in-Furness.Under these conditions new, mutually unintelligible languages will eventually arise.It becomes permissible to import toilers with swarthy skins who speak unintelligible languages.a series of unintelligible syllablesDolphin sounds are unintelligible to humans, and cover a larger range of frequencies than we can hear or differentiate.Jargon words usually sound ugly and unintelligible to outsiders.A major obstacle to understanding is the use of technical jargon which is unintelligible to the buyer.something unintelligibleAs he did so, he heard Angel One's harsh voice shout something unintelligible.I could not think quite what to say and murmured something unintelligible.Nathan's face tightened in a wince and he muttered something unintelligible as she smoothed on some antiseptic cream.
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