Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not legible or decipherable; illegible.
  • adjective Unsuitable for or not worth reading.
  • adjective Not interesting; dull.
  • adjective Incomprehensible; opaque.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not readable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That cannot be read or is not easy to read.
  • adjective Not sufficiently interesting to be worth reading.

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

  • adjective not easily deciphered

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From un- + readable

Examples

  • She rolled toward him, her expression unreadable as she stared at him for several heartbeats and then finally shook her head.

    Dragon Warrior

  • She rolled toward him, her expression unreadable as she stared at him for several heartbeats and then finally shook her head.

    Dragon Warrior

  • She rolled toward him, her expression unreadable as she stared at him for several heartbeats and then finally shook her head.

    Dragon Warrior

  • She rolled toward him, her expression unreadable as she stared at him for several heartbeats and then finally shook her head.

    Dragon Warrior

  • He sat at the opposite side of the table from Nero, his expression unreadable due to the fact that his face was concealed by a smooth oval mask of flawless black glass.

    The Overload Protocol

  • He sat at the opposite side of the table from Nero, his expression unreadable due to the fact that his face was concealed by a smooth oval mask of flawless black glass.

    The Overload Protocol

  • There's no contrast between the font color and the background, making the title unreadable on a shelf.

    Neth Space

  • “I know you did,” Lucien said, his expression unreadable, his exhaustion-etched face still.

    Etched in Bone

  • “I know you did,” Lucien said, his expression unreadable, his exhaustion-etched face still.

    Etched in Bone

  • “I know you did,” Lucien said, his expression unreadable, his exhaustion-etched face still.

    Etched in Bone

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