Adjective "illegible" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Not clear enough to be read.
  1. 'There were also some illegible words scrawled in black marker across one work.'
  2. 'The writing pieces around the bag of melted ice had ink smudges all over them, enough for it to be illegible.'
  3. 'Clawing through those initial pages with their illegible scrawl and phonetically terrestrial sounds required the tenacity of a saint.'
  4. 'In Ryan's nearly illegible scrawl was her name on the package.'
  5. 'His hand was shaking so much as he unfolded the paper that it was hard to focus on the words written in Sam's familiar illegible scrawl.'
  6. 'The larger portion of the letters are illegible and the text has been reversed and cannot be read.'
  7. 'You might think it looks more impressive that way, but it's just irritatingly illegible and uninterpretable.'
  8. 'The bottom half of the paper was in Ian's nearly illegible scrawl.'
  9. 'I glanced at where Davis was pointing at in illegible signature scrawled in the bottom right-hand corner.'
  10. 'It didn't matter that the rest of the sentence consisted of illegible runic symbols - I had read enough.'


1. not legible; impossible or hard to read or decipher because of poor handwriting, faded print, etc.: This letter is completely illegible.

More examples(as adjective)

"decorations can be illegible for reasons."

"words can be illegible."

"handwritings can be illegible."

"apprentlies can be illegible."

"notes can be illegible."

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