agrammatical

adjective

agram·​mat·​i·​cal (ˌ)ā-grə-ˈma-ti-kəl How to pronounce agrammatical (audio)
: not conforming to the rules of grammar : ungrammatical
The agrammatical nature of the sentence leaves its meaning unclear … US Official News
Anyone who has had the misfortune of reading a printed copy of an electronic health record knows that it is often an agrammatical, incomprehensible mess. Lawrence R. Huntoon
One's own eyes widen a little as this strange narrative unfolds in a prose that seems initially to be as untidy and agrammatical as subway graffiti. Anthony Quinn

Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agrammatical was in 1873

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Cite this Entry

“Agrammatical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agrammatical. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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