indecipherable

adjective in·de·ci·pher·able \ ˌin-di-ˈsī-f(ə-)rə-bəl \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of indecipherable

: incapable of being deciphered
  • indecipherable writing
  • an indecipherable message

indecipherably

play \ˌin-di-ˈsī-f(ə-)rə-blē\ adverb

Examples of indecipherable in a Sentence

  1. His handwriting is almost indecipherable.

  2. after so many years the paper label in the drawer of the antique desk is indecipherable

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First Known Use of indecipherable

1802

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INDECIPHERABLE Defined for English Language Learners

indecipherable

adjective

Definition of indecipherable for English Language Learners

  • : impossible to read or understand : not decipherable



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