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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.

unreadable

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

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.
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

unreadable

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

unreadable

[ʌnˈriːdəbl] adjilleggibile
References in classic literature ?
It was written in an almost unreadable script neither English nor German, and so arranged that if you were not careful you began with a toothpick and rice pudding and ended with soup and the day of the week.
The bulk of his work consists of long moralizing poems, prosy, prolix, often trivial, and to-day largely unreadable.
He made ferociously unqualified attacks on the statesmen of his day, and in spite of much power, the coarseness of his works renders them now almost unreadable.
she concluded in a tone of extreme candour and a profound unreadable stare that went far beyond us both.
Thus, when a very unobtrusive Oxford man named John Boulnois wrote in a very unreadable review called the Natural Philosophy Quarterly a series of articles on alleged weak points in Darwinian evolution, it fluttered no corner of the English papers; though Boulnois's theory
She was not so much unreadable as blank; and I did not know whether to admire her for it or dismiss her from my thoughts as a passive butt of ferocious misfortune.
The first term of the problem was unreadable - lacked all suggestion but that of atrocious cruelty.
The bearded bureaucrat sat at his post, mysteriously self-possessed like an idol with dim, unreadable eyes.
There may be more to this story--an [TEXT UNREADABLE IN ORIGINAL SOURCE]
While the mistakes leading up to the events on that fateful night are disputed on both sides, the attendant heroism of the PMCs employed as the [TEXT UNREADABLE IN ORIGINAL SOURCE.
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By implementing barcode verification as a preventative measure, and with VMI running in real time as products are marked and labeled, poor and unreadable codes are prevented from entering the supply chain.