Illegible



[ih-lej-uh-buh l] /ɪˈlɛdʒ ə bəl/

adjective
1.
not ; impossible or hard to read or decipher because of poor handwriting, faded print, etc.:
This letter is completely illegible.
/ɪˈlɛdʒɪbəl/
adjective
1.
unable to be read or deciphered
adj.

1630s, from assimilated form of in- (1) “not, opposite of” + legible. Related: Illegibly; illegibility.

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