indecipherable


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in·de·ci·pher·a·ble

 (ĭn′dĭ-sī′fər-ə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to decipher: indecipherable handwriting; an indecipherable message.

in′de·ci′pher·a·bil′i·ty, in′de·ci′pher·a·ble·ness n.
in′de·ci′pher·a·bly adv.

indecipherable

(ˌɪndɪˈsaɪfərəbəl; -frəbəl)
adj
not decipherable; illegible
ˌindeˌcipheraˈbility, ˌindeˈcipherableness n
ˌindeˈcipherably adv

in•de•ci•pher•a•ble

(ˌɪn dɪˈsaɪ fər ə bəl)

adj.
incapable of being deciphered; impenetrable; incomprehensible.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indecipherable - not easily decipheredindecipherable - not easily deciphered; "indecipherable handwriting"
illegible - (of handwriting, print, etc.) not legible; "illegible handwriting"
2.indecipherable - impossible to determine the meaning of; "an indecipherable message"
uncomprehensible, incomprehensible - difficult to understand; "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

indecipherable

adjective illegible, unintelligible, indistinguishable, unreadable, crabbed Her writing is virtually indecipherable.
Translations
nerozluštitelný
ulæseligutydelig
kibetûzhetetlen
óráîanlegur, ólesanlegur
neiššifruojamas
neatšifrējamsnesalasāms
nerozlúštiteľný
çözülemezokunamaz

indecipherable

[ˌɪndɪˈsaɪfərəbl] ADJindescifrable

indecipherable

[ˌɪndɪˈsaɪfərəbəl] adj [writing, signature] → indéchiffrable

indecipherable

adjnicht zu entziffern pred, → nicht zu entziffernd attr; handwritingunleserlich

indecipherable

[ˌɪndɪˈsaɪfrəbl] adjindecifrabile

indecipherable

(indiˈsaifərəbl) adjective
impossible to read or understand; not decipherable. indecipherable handwriting; This code is indecipherable.
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The signboard was dark and indecipherable by now, and hung black against the sky and the gray moorland beyond, about as inviting as a gallows.
The names of the translators signal to the audience that an act of translation has taken place, she says, but that sign may be indecipherable due to terminology, the collaborative nature of theatre production, or the general context in which the play is presented.
For decades, scholars and intellectuals have pored over the strange manuscript, which is written entirely in indecipherable code and whose vellum pages are carbon-dated to the 15th Century.
FOR an hour George Osborne spat out figures in such a swift, indecipherable manner it felt like being in a PhD maths lecture when you've only just started algebra for beginners.
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This potentially fascinating subject was diminished by Mr Harris being all but indecipherable, speaking almost exclusively with his back to the audience while facing the screen, and presenting his talk in a dull and unconvincing manner.
This indecipherable piece of glossy paper not only has details for the vast majority of Cardiff on it, but also depends on the reader knowing which electoral ward they live in just to figure out when to put out their green bags.
The book is a paperback containing 226 pages - with reproductions of letters by Ron and Reg Kray which are mainly indecipherable and in no part of the text does it refer to the Krays' visit to the North East.
The vocals are indecipherable, more a series of grunts and growls than any sound a human voice should make, which I suppose is the point.
A GCHQ spokesman praised the skills of wartime code-makers, who, he said, "devised a code that was indecipherable both then and now" despite "working under severe pressure.
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