[ US /ənˈkɫɪɹ/ ]
[ UK /ʌnklˈi‍ə/ ]
  1. poorly stated or described
    he confuses the reader with ill-defined terms and concepts
  2. not easily deciphered
    indecipherable handwriting
  3. not clear to the mind
    the reason for their actions is unclear to this day
    the law itself was unclear on that point
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How To Use unclear In A Sentence

  • Elisabeth found herself with a straggle of colonists in a mosquito-ridden, uncleared jungle where sandflies bored into the skin of the feet and the clay soil was so intractable that nothing would grow.
  • How that rule would apply to those currently incarcerated is unclear, but in any event, the benefits of this ethically questionable legislation would arguably be minimal. News Item
  • Through the open doorway, he heard the voice of Aline Fulke but her words were unclear.
  • The origin of the name "kazoo," however, is unclear. American Profile
  • nonobvious" too easy a standard to meet. 7 It is unclear, however, whether that judgment will produce concrete effects on actual practices of patent grants and litigation. The Public Domain Enclosing the Commons of the Mind
  • The department would also help people who had suffered the consequences of fire, resulting from uncleared invasive alien vegetation, to take civil action against those responsible.
  • He looked around the garden which was familiar to him from photographs and films from the initial stages of landscaping and even prior to that, when the Saadhu first settled down here in the uncleared jungle.
  • It also remains unclear whether consumers used to buying fresh produce will have an appetite for processed food. Times, Sunday Times
  • The exact timing of the splashdown was yet unclear and depended on the state of the sun.
  • Mr Greenspan is famously hard to interpret, and the motivation for his rate cut will no doubt remain unclear for now.
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