unclear

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adjective un·clear \ ˌən-ˈklir \

Definition of unclear

:not clear: such as
a :difficult to understand
  • an unclear explanation
  • unclear instructions
  • an unclear reference
b :confused or uncertain about something often used with about
  • was a little unclear about how to proceed

unclearly

adverb
    • speaking unclearly
    • an unclearly remembered incident

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First Known Use of unclear

15th century



UNCLEAR Defined for Kids

unclear

adjective un·clear \ ˌən-ˈklir \

Definition of unclear for Students

:difficult to understand or make sense of
  • Your directions are unclear.


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