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Unintelligible language is impossible to understand, for example because it is not written or pronounced clearly, or because its meaning is confused or complicated.      adj   (=incomprehensible)  
He muttered something unintelligible..., ...the unintelligible phrases and images of his earlier poems.     
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double Dutch     (Brit. informal)   Greek     (informal)   illegible, inarticulate, incoherent, incomprehensible, indecipherable, indistinct, jumbled, meaningless, muddled, unfathomable  
   clear, coherent, comprehensible, intelligible, legible, lucid, understandable  

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