Synonyms for unclear

Synonyms for (adj) unclear

Synonyms: unclear

Definition: not clear to the mind

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

Similar words: clouded, blurred

Definition: unclear in form or expression

Usage: the blurred aims of the group; sometimes one understood clearly and sometimes the meaning was clouded- H.G.Wells

Similar words: perplexing, confusing, puzzling

Definition: lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity

Usage: sent confusing signals to Iraq; perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it; a puzzling statement

Similar words: obscure, vague

Definition: not clearly understood or expressed

Usage: an obscure turn of phrase; an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit-Anatole Broyard; their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear- P.A.Sorokin; vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science- John Locke

Synonyms: indecipherable, unreadable, unclear, undecipherable

Definition: not easily deciphered

Usage: indecipherable handwriting

Similar words: illegible

Definition: (of handwriting, print, etc.) not legible

Usage: illegible handwriting

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