un·​in·​ter·​pret·​able | \ ˌən-in-ˈtər-prə-tə-bəl How to pronounce uninterpretable (audio) , -pə-tə- \

Definition of uninterpretable

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

Examples of uninterpretable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The performance of galantamine over decades is far superior to the uninterpretable data package upon which the FDA relied in approving Aduhelm. Sam Gandy, STAT, 17 June 2021 The raw data itself has misaligned rows and columns, and uninterpretable entries in incorrect fields. Lauryn Schroeder, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Aug. 2020 If Chicago’s experience holds true at the other hospitals participating in Gilead’s study, there will be little or no difference in patient improvement between the two remdesivir arms, making the comparison uninterpretable. Matthew Herper, STAT, 27 Apr. 2020 During his infamously contentious confirmation hearings as a Supreme Court nominee in 1987, then-judge Robert Bork said the meaning of the Ninth Amendment was too uncertain for judges to enforce, famously comparing it to an uninterpretable inkblot. James T. Knight Ii, National Review, 20 Nov. 2019 Specifically, Figure 1 of the study is uninterpretable. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 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, 3 May 2017 See More

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First Known Use of uninterpretable

1625, in the meaning defined above

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“Uninterpretable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninterpretable. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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