1. illegible, unreadable, indecipherable; unclear, Inf. clear as mud, indistinct, indistinguishable, undistinguishable, unrecognizable; blotted, blurred, smudged; (all of writing) cramped, squeezed, squeezed together, pinched; run-on, run together, strung together; deleted, erased, effaced, eradicated, wiped or rubbed out, blotted out
2. hieroglyphic, hieroglyphical, cryptographic, cryp-tographical, Obs. steganographic.
3. secret, hidden, concealed, veiled, cryptic, perdu; impenetrable, incomprehensible, uncomprehensible, unfathomable, inscrutable, unknowable, incognizable, incognoscible; abstruse, recondite, esoteric, abstract, heavy, Inf. heavy-duty.
4. difficult, hard, Inf. tough; complex, complicated, perplexed, Inf. tricky; intricate, involved, tangled, knotty, crabbed; obscure, dim, dark, vague, nebulous, Rare. imperspicuous; puzzling, baffling, enigmatic, enigmatical; mysterious, arcane, inexplicable, unex-plainable, insolvable, insoluble, unaccountable, inextricable.

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  • undecipherable — index complex, inapprehensible, indistinct, inexplicable, inexpressive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • undecipherable — (adj.) 1758, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + decipherable (see DECIPHER (Cf. decipher)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • undecipherable — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • undecipherable — adj.; undecipherably, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • undecipherable — adjective not easily deciphered; difficult to read Syn: indecipherable, unreadable …   Wiktionary

  • undecipherable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. illegible, indistinct, impenetrable; see obscure 1 , vague 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. illegible, unreadable, indistinct, incomprehensible, unclear. ANT.: legible, readable …   English dictionary for students

  • undecipherable — adj. not decipherable, that cannot be decoded, that cannot be interpreted or understood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undecipherable — adjective (of speech or writing) not able to be read or understood …   English new terms dictionary

  • undecipherable — a. Illegible, indistinct, puzzling, unintelligible …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • undecipherable — un·decipherable …   English syllables

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