Definition of illegible in English:

illegible

Line breaks: il|legible
Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛdʒɪb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

illegibility

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
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  • The people who'll grade those essays won't have any time to decipher illegibility.
  • The site can do nothing about the levels of error in the originals or the illegibility of some handwritten entries.
  • The well-known illegibility of the prescription scripts frequently makes it impossible for a curious patient even to guess at the nature of the medicament.

illegibly

adverb
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  • People write illegibly or mumble unintelligibly.
  • An example is illegibly handwritten orders or lack of communication between primary physician and wound care provider that results in patient injury.
  • The last thing a teacher wants to do while correcting mounds of tests is to spend time deciphering what a student has illegibly written.

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