Definition of Illegible

1. Adjective. (of handwriting, print, etc.) not legible. "Illegible handwriting"




Definition of Illegible

1. a. Incapable of being read; not legible; as, illegible handwriting; an illegible inscription.

Definition of Illegible

1. Adjective. Not clear enough to be read; unreadable; not legible or decipherable. ¹

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Definition of Illegible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illegible

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Literary usage of Illegible

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1. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1907)
"Johann illegible dieter. Johanes Shnider. illegible gay. Jacob illegible. ... Hans Jacob illegible. Joseph Gray. John Peter. To the Honourable Patrick ..."

2. Law of Wills, Executors and Administrators by James Schouler (1915)
"The Same Subject: Effect of Alteration, etc., so as to render illegible. The effect of such legislation, where the alteration by obliteration ..."

3. The Art of Dispensing: A Treatise on the Methods and Processes Involved in edited by Peter MacEwan (1901)
"illegible PRESCRIPTIONS. THE capability of pharmacists to decipher ... The duty of the dispenser who has an illegible prescription presented to him has ..."

4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1882)
"illegible. The heading and the last of the orders are completely so. ... 6 illegible. This is the last, then follow the signatures of the Rector, ..."

5. A Treatise on the System of Evidence in Trials at Common Law: Including the by John Henry Wigmore (1904)
"Deciphering illegible Writings. One skilled in writings may be called to assist in deciphering a writing illegible or uncertain to the ordinary ..."

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