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The state or quality of being intelligible.‘being able to see a speaker can improve intelligibility’
comprehensibility, ease of understanding, accessibility, digestibility, user-friendlinesslucidity, lucidness, clarity, clearness, coherence, transparency, plainness, simplicity, perspicuity, explicitness, precision, lack of ambiguity, unambiguityView synonyms
- ‘The result is reduced clarity and intelligibility.’
- ‘They vary in clarity, intelligibility, accessibility of writing, and in the quality of their observations, conclusions, and recommendations.’
- ‘The idea that accent determines intellect is totally bogus, and mistakes intelligibility for intelligence.’
- ‘So, I do insist on maintaining intelligibility.’
- ‘The main complaint about each was the lack of clarity - affecting not just the visual but intelligibility.’
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