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unreadable

not interesting; not worth reading: The book was unreadable.
Not to be confused with:
illegible – impossible or hard to read: The handwriting was illegible.
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un·read·a·ble

 (ŭn-rē′də-bəl)
adj.
1. Not legible or decipherable; illegible: unreadable handwriting.
2. Unsuitable for or not worth reading: unreadable prose.
3. Not interesting; dull: wholly unreadable statistics.
4. Incomprehensible; opaque: an unreadable facial expression.

un·read′a·bil′i·ty n.
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unreadable

(ʌnˈriːdəbəl)
adj
1. illegible; undecipherable
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) difficult or tedious to read
unˌreadaˈbility, unˈreadableness n
unˈreadably adv
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illegible, unreadable - Illegible refers to bad handwriting, while unreadable refers to poor writing.
See also related terms for poor.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unreadable - not easily decipheredunreadable - not easily deciphered; "indecipherable handwriting"
illegible - (of handwriting, print, etc.) not legible; "illegible handwriting"
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unreadable

adjective
1. turgid, heavy going, badly written, dry as dust Most computer ads used to be unreadable.
2. illegible, undecipherable, crabbed She scribbled an unreadable address on the receipt.
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Translations

unreadable

[ˈʌnˈriːdəbl] ADJ
1. (= turgid) [book] → imposible de leer
I found the book unreadableel libro me resultó pesadísimo
2. (= illegible) [handwriting etc] → ilegible
3. (Comput) [data] → ilegible
4. (liter) (= impenetrable) [face, eyes] → impenetrable
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unreadable

adj
writingunleserlich; bookschwer zu lesen pred, → schwer lesbar
(Comput) datanicht lesbar
(liter: = impenetrable) face, eyesundurchdringlich
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unreadable

[ʌnˈriːdəbl] adjilleggibile
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