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  1. ill-defined, unclearadjective

    poorly stated or described

    "he confuses the reader with ill-defined terms and concepts"

    Synonyms:
    unreadable, undecipherable, indecipherable, ill-defined

    Antonyms:
    trenchant, limpid, broad, vivid, crystal clear, unmistakable, clear, perspicuous, luculent, prima facie, unsubtle, legible, lucid, clear-cut, pellucid, distinct

  2. unclearadjective

    not clear to the mind

    "the law itself was unclear on that point"; "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"

    Synonyms:
    unreadable, undecipherable, indecipherable, ill-defined

    Antonyms:
    vivid, luculent, lucid, legible, broad, unsubtle, distinct, prima facie, unmistakable, perspicuous, clear, crystal clear, limpid, pellucid, clear-cut, trenchant

  3. indecipherable, unclear, undecipherable, unreadableadjective

    not easily deciphered

    "indecipherable handwriting"

    Synonyms:
    unreadable, undecipherable, indecipherable, ill-defined

    Antonyms:
    clear, distinct, pellucid, unsubtle, vivid, perspicuous, crystal clear, clear-cut, lucid, limpid, unmistakable, trenchant, legible, broad, prima facie, luculent

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  1. parallax

    Submitted by CrownKiwi on September 24, 2020  

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How to use unclear in a sentence?

  1. Dan Quayle:

    Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.

  2. Julie Kim:

    When the product will be available beyond the clinical study is still a bit unclear, but we do expect that before the end of the year, we should see some information in terms of broader use.

  3. Yalcin Akdogan:

    It is unclear how the process will continue. First the PKK should put down weapons. If there's anything to be discussed, we can discuss it after that.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A SUPERIOR person reflects through his behaviour to be ranking himself inferior on being asked to rate the performance of candidates better than him. But in the same situation, the MEDIOCRE individuals remain unclear as what they are doing, whereas the INFERIOR people radiate an attitude of being happier as always and project foolishly themselves superior over all others.

  5. Li Fangping:

    Yesterday, we received information of (sentences) between three and eight years, it's unclear what condition they are in. It is also unclear if they will appeal.

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