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unintelligibility

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being unintelligible.

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  • noun The quality or condition of being unintelligible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
  • noun incomprehensibility as a consequence of being unintelligible

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Examples

  • As he once argued: "It is the task of radical thought, since the world is given to us in unintelligibility, to make it more unintelligible, more enigmatic, more fabulous."

    Jean Baudrillard's death did not take place

  • As he once argued: "It is the task of radical thought, since the world is given to us in unintelligibility, to make it more unintelligible, more enigmatic, more fabulous."

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • "unintelligibility" (Robinson, 1982a) in the connection between neural events and phenomenal qualities can be otherwise expressed as our inability to see any necessity in that connection.

    Epiphenomenalism

  • But I did find that I got very adept at writing in cut-up; I could mimic the ‘unintelligibility’ of random cut-up, and produce text that had randomness to a varying degree.

    Ballardian » “Driven by Anger”: An Interview with Michael Butterworth (the Savoy interviews, part 1)

  • But it's clever as incidental music: for a non-English-speaker, the unintelligibility of the lyrics causes the mind to automatically relegate it to the background.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • But it's clever as incidental music: for a non-English-speaker, the unintelligibility of the lyrics causes the mind to automatically relegate it to the background.

    Like sands through the hourglass

  • Finally, I am clearly not alone in recognizing the silliness and unintelligibility of the "WORD CLOUD."

    Linda Milazzo: "Word Cloud" - Your Brain On CNN!

  • This sort of unintelligibility runs deeper than a Kuhnian translation failure.

    Scientific Revolutions

  • The Chinese linguist Y.R. Chao has shown that the mutual unintelligibility of, say, Cantonese and Mandarin is as great as that of Dutch and English or French and Italian.

    China’s Ethnic Fault Lines

  • Finally, I am clearly not alone in recognizing the silliness and unintelligibility of the "WORD CLOUD."

    "WORD CLOUD" - Your Brain On CNN!!

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