indecipherable indecipherable

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not easily deciphered
  2. (adj) impossible to determine the meaning of

Usage(s):

  1. The voice is still there, but whereas previous albums obscured it behind indecipherable themes and hyperactive arrangements, this time Van is true to his title.
  2. That may sound like an indecipherable description, but it basically means that it's a cumulative index of uncertainty.
  3. He was, on first examination, a strange specimen of indecipherable politicsradical right and radical left curving around in his brain and meeting each other going the other way.

News

  1. Bernankespeak, Translated

    Authored by Jonathan Weil (@JonathanWeil), originally posted at Bloomberg , Until now, I have refrained from trying to explain Fedspeak to the masses. The truth is it's not opaque. It's not indecipherable. It's simple. Or at least you can choose to believe it is, as I have. At last week’s press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke fielded questions from reporters employed by some of ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  2. Extreme Makeover: MVRDV Transforms A Drab Building With A Splashy Facade

    An old commercial building in Gangnam, Seoul, gets a new lease on life. The first time you heard “Gangnam Style,” its appeal was immediate though its lyrics were, for non-Korean speakers, indecipherable. What was Gangnam, and what is that dance? After dissecting the song into searchable keywords, you, along with the rest of the world, discovered that Gangnam was actually a place, a posh shopping ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

Quotes

  1. "Such indecipherable labeling certainly violates the spirit, if not the letter, of the regulations that require those warnings," Brown said in a statement.
    on May 10, 2007 By: Jerry Brown Source: Times Daily (registration)

  2. "Judge Mathesius presents an almost indecipherable riddle," Rivera-Soto stated in his opinion. "On the one side we have been presented with the portrait of a 66-year-old man who has been an attorney in this state since 1965, a long-time...
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: Roberto Rivera-Soto Source: Trenton Times

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