un·​in·​ter·​pret·​able | \ ˌən-in-ˈtər-prə-tə-bəl , -pə-tə-\

Definition of uninterpretable

: incapable of being interpreted or explained : not interpretable an uninterpretable silence/gesture uninterpretable data

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Specifically, Figure 1 of the study is uninterpretable. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Bogus homeopathy data published in top journal sparks outcry, facepalms," 10 Oct. 2018 The series’ infamous dream sequences are at once uninterpretable and sufficiently, if incompletely, interpreted by the characters on the show so that the mystery can unfold coherently. Willa Paskin, Slate Magazine, "Before Special Agent Dale Cooper, you could just watch a show. Now you have to solve it.," 3 May 2017

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1625, in the meaning defined above

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