What is another word for unintelligibly?

63 synonyms found


[ ˌʌnɪntˈɛlɪd͡ʒəbli], [ ˌʌnɪntˈɛlɪd‍ʒəbli], [ ˌʌ_n_ɪ_n_t_ˈɛ_l_ɪ_dʒ_ə_b_l_i]

How to use "Unintelligibly" in context?

When we hear the word "unintelligibly," our mind naturally goes to the image of someone speaking a foreign language we can't understand. But in more general terms, "unintelligibly" can describe anything that leaves us befuddled or unable to understand. For example, if you ask me to explain the concept of taxes, and I can't communicate the information in a way that makes sense, I'm unintelligibly explaining taxes. Likewise, if I can't understand what somebody's saying without a translator, then I'm unintelligibly communicating.

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