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Not legible or decipherable.

il·leg′i·bil′i·ty, il·leg′i·ble·ness n.
il·leg′i·bly adv.
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Noun1.illegibility - the quality of writing (print or handwriting) that cannot be deciphered
handwriting - the activity of writing by hand; "handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis"
incomprehensibility - the quality of being incomprehensible
legibility, readability - a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read
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(iˈledʒəbl) adjective
(almost) impossible to read; not legible. His writing is illegible.
ilˈlegibly adverb
ilˌlegiˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
says Briggs (who was thinking of twenty- four years back, and that hectic young writing-master whose lock of yellow hair, and whose letters, beautiful in their illegibility, she cherished in her old desk upstairs).
A kind of illegibility, though a different kind, stole over Mr Boffin's face.
Due to illegibility of police, criminals find Punjab conducive for crimes.
Omar cites an example of when Achode allowed an application question illegibility of stamps by the commissioner of oaths which further poked holes on documents obtained from IEBC on a hard drive.
54% prescriptions that is much better compared to another study conducted in Peshawar that reported illegibility in 58.
And Koeman admitted his attempts to rotate the team were hampered by injury and illegibility.
a Heideggerian conception of the work of art as a site of unconcealment) and, on the other hand, understand works of art as allegories of their own illegibility or otherwise embrace sheer contingency, unreliability, and indeterminacy.
This book engages with the archive of South African and Black diasporic performance to examine the absence of Black women's will from that archive to argues for that will's illegibility, given the paucity of materials outlining the agency of Black historical subjects.
This chapter also examines Asian American writer Susan Choi's The Foreign Student (1998), which "explores the illegibility of Korean War within the American South" (92).
The lack of the pharmacological information, imprecise drug calculations, lack of observing the predetermined drug and pharmacological contracts, illegibility of physician prescriptions, the existence of drug names' similarities, drugs' improper packaging styles, drugs' packages and containers similarities are among the common medication errors, and reasons such as shortage of time, the lack or nonexistence of instruments and tools, and insufficient number of personnel indirectly affect medication errors [13].
Many are instead at the mercy of the sudden movements of those filming them, and the documentary often registers as a shape-shifting bricolage of incongruous aspect ratios that, given the extreme digital tiling, stretches the visual medium's capacity to rouse empathy from seeming illegibility.
Indeed, the entire difference between the important use of ellipsis and the unimportant is captured by a neatly turned comparison: "While The Moonstone traced the legibility of thought behind a fragmented speech, Meredith looks at the illegibility of thoughts behind actions that are seemingly definitive" (146).