a.1.Capable of being misinterpreted; liable to be misunderstood.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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[1] A best-seller, and yet aspects of the book's argument remain, I suspect, a puzzlement to some readers even within the profession, given its many distinctively Bloomian idiosyncrasies--idiosyncrasies that render the book misinterpretable and perhaps even unreadable (that is, apart from the author's related writings and the larger professional dialogue).