[ in-tel-i-juh-bil-i-tee ]
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noun,plural in·tel·li·gi·bil·i·ties for 2.
  1. the quality or condition of being intelligible; capability of being understood.

  2. something intelligible.

Origin of intelligibility

First recorded in 1600–10; intelligible + -ity

Words Nearby intelligibility Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use intelligibility in a sentence

  • Whether this be an invention or not, it well characterizes his easy intelligibility.

    The Brothers' War | John Calvin Reed
  • To attain scholarly accuracy combined with practical intelligibility was, then, the task of the translator.

  • The instruction at school was out of date, inasmuch as, in every branch, it lacked intelligibility.