HyperDic: unclear

English > 3 senses of the word unclear:
ADJECTIVEallunclear, ill-definedpoorly stated or described
allunclearnot clear to the mind
allunclear, indecipherable, undecipherable, unreadablenot easily deciphered
unclear > pronunciation
Soundsahnklih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > unclear: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpoorly stated or described.
Synonymill-defined
Oppositewell-defined, clearaccurately stated / stated or described
Nounsunclearnessincomprehensibility as a result of not being clear
Adverbsunclearlyin a manner that is unclear
English > unclear: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot clear to the mind.
Examples
  • "the law itself was unclear on that point"
  • "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"
Attribute ofclarity, lucidity, lucidness, pellucidity, clearness, limpidityFree from obscurity and easy to understand
NarroweramorphousUnclear because vague or badly organized
blurred, cloudedunclear in form or expression
confusing, perplexing, puzzlinglacking clarity of meaning / meaning
obscure, vaguenot clearly understood or expressed
See alsoambiguousHaving more than one possible meaning / meaning
incomprehensible, uncomprehensibleDifficult to understand
indefinitevague or not clearly / clearly / clearly defined or stated
indistinctnot clearly / clearly / clearly defined / defined / defined or easy to perceive or understand
opaquenot transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy
OppositeclearReadily apparent to the mind
Spanishconfuso, impreciso
Catalanconfús, imprecís
Nounsunclearnessincomprehensibility as a result of not being clear
Adverbsunclearlyin a manner that is unclear
English > unclear: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot easily deciphered.
Synonymsindecipherable, undecipherable, unreadable
Broaderillegible(of handwriting, print, etc.) not legible
Spanishilegible, indescifrable, ininteligible
Catalanillegible, indesxifrable, inintel·ligible
Nounsunclearnessincomprehensibility as a result of not being clear
Adverbsunclearlyin a manner that is unclear

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