unintelligible


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Synonyms for unintelligible

Synonyms for unintelligible

incapable of being grasped by the intellect or understanding

Synonyms for unintelligible

poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise

not clearly understood or expressed

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Her sight was disturbed, so that she saw objects multiplied, and grasped at visionary teacups and wine-glasses instead of the realities; her hearing was greatly impaired; her memory also; and her speech was unintelligible.
And of course to a common Tradesman, or Serf, such a sight is almost as unintelligible as it would be to you, my Reader, were you suddenly transported into our country.
Bragelonne stammered out an almost unintelligible assent.
In this manner, a man of talent, and of great antiquarian erudition, limited the popularity of his work, by excluding from it every thing which was not sufficiently obsolete to be altogether forgotten and unintelligible.
My honest and neglected friend, Ingulphus, has furnished me with many a valuable hint; but the light afforded by the Monk of Croydon, and Geoffrey de Vinsauff, is dimmed by such a conglomeration of uninteresting and unintelligible matter, that we gladly fly for relief to the delightful pages of the gallant Froissart, although he flourished at a period so much more remote from the date of my history.
He used the language of the Wyandots, or Hurons; his words were, consequently, unintelligible to Heyward, though they seemed, by the gestures that accompanied them, to be uttered more in courtesy than anger.
Exasperated as much by his composure as by his good-fortune, their words became unintelligible, and were succeeded by shrill, piercing yells.
Korak spoke to her in the language of the apes; but she shook her head, and spoke to him in the language of the Arab, which was as unintelligible to him as was ape speech to her.
An unintelligible, pretentious, schlock-o-rama - once voted number two in a list of the 50 Worst Movies Ever Made - it so besmirched the memories of the chilling 1973 original that it prompted projectile vomiting among audiences.
Summary: For some the Syrian war is an unintelligible quagmire.
Participants said some of the key reasons why Macedonia's judiciary is not independent were the unintelligible laws passed in a rush, often in conflict with each other and inapplicable, the political bias in appointing and promoting judges by the Judicial Council, this Council's self promotion into the fourth judicial institution, above the Supreme Court, the introduction of an investigative body against judges that does not account to anyone in the country, and the government control of courts through the money paid in installments.
Sadly, however, it won't translate those unintelligible -speak replies.
He then repeated the BMA calls to scrap the Bill, denouncing it as "447 pages of unintelligible red tape".
Songs such as "Jennifer's Room" and "I Hate You Buddy" are stripped down, nigh unintelligible rockers, but they're also tremendously enjoyable, and that mixture of mischief and volume is more true to the punk moniker than most punk bands these days, which only seem to have the latter half of that equation.
The one who then inexplicably began sporting the same "does his own" hairdo as that bloke you see sitting on the library steps every Tuesday talking politics to a tin of corned beef, and spouting unintelligible things like "Alright geezer, monster monster" in an outrageous Mockney accent.