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unclear adj
1 poorly stated or described; "he confuses the reader with ill-defined terms and concepts" [syn: ill-defined] [ant: well-defined]
2 not clear to the mind; "the law itself was unclear on that point"; "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day" [ant: clear]
3 not easily deciphered; "indecipherable handwriting" [syn: indecipherable, undecipherable, unreadable]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Ambiguous; liable to more than one interpretation.
  2. Not clearly or explicitly defined.
  3. Not easy to see or read; indecipherable or unreadable.

Derived terms


ambiguous; liable to more than one interpretation
not clearly or explicitly defined
  • Czech: nejasný
  • Finnish: epäselvä
not easy to see or read; indecipherable or unreadable
  • Finnish: epäselvä

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