Example sentences for: intelligible

How can you use “intelligible” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Voir dire is short and precise and intelligible; in my opinion, this distinction can be claimed by many other terms of art, including tort, fee simple, easement, mens rea , and prima facie case.

  • There is no more loss of freedom here in any intelligible sense that there is a loss of freedom when my neighbor erects a new house to which he invites only his friends.

  • It is a campaign, after all, in which the challenger's slogan is "Too many lies for too long," where each candidate blithely runs ads accusing his opponent of coddling child pornographers, and where virtually the only intelligible sentences of the so-called debates were "Stop being rude!"

  • In form, it's a showbizzy patter song, but because of its lightning tempo (which makes the words barely intelligible) and the steady repetition of "bitch" on the downbeat, it has the primal force of an incantation:

  • It is context that makes smoothly intelligible reading possible.


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