Definition of Intelligibility

1. Noun. The quality of language that is comprehensible.

Generic synonyms: Comprehensibility, Understandability
Specialized synonyms: Readability, Speech Intelligibility
Derivative terms: Intelligible, Intelligible
Antonyms: Unintelligibility



Definition of Intelligibility

1. Noun. That which is intelligible; the degree to which something is intelligible. ¹

2. Noun. The quality of recorded speech of every word being understandable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intelligibility

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Literary usage of Intelligibility

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1. Forensic Oratory: A Manual for Advocates by William Callyhan Robinson (1893)
"intelligibility is thus measured by two standards; one, the thought to be expressed; ... Words: intelligibility: Correctness: Comprehension of Words. ..."

2. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"As the hearer on different occasions listens to different speakers, and in turn addresses different hearers, the necessities of general intelligibility and ..."

3. The Economy of Happiness by James MacKaye (1906)
"Now a term which can meet the second requirement of intelligibility I shall denominate a sufficiently defined or exemplified term, one which cannot meet it ..."

4. Engineering Mathematics: A Series of Lectures Delivered at Union College by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1917)
"intelligibility of Engineering Data and Engineering Reports. 168. In engineering calculations the value of the results mainly depends on the information ..."

5. Idola Theatri: A Criticism of Oxford Thought and Thinkers from the by Henry Cecil Sturt, ( (1906)
"One of these conceptions, Interest, has been dealt with by anticipation in a recent section : the other two are intelligibility and Truth. ..."

6. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings: In All the by William Wait (1873)
"ARTICLE I. FACTS MUST BE PLEADED WITH intelligibility AND ... intelligibility. a. Requirements of the Code. The Code requires that every pleading shall be ..."

7. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1842)
"Thin is a point on the intelligibility of the patent. Some of the witnesses of the defenders say this moans EFFECT in heating air during the ..."

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