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Definition of Intelligible

Intelligible

  1. Capable of being understood or comprehended; as, an intelligible account or description; intelligible pronunciation, writing, etc.

Intelligible Quotations

Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.
Dieter Rams

That the sun will not rise tomorrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise.
David Hume

Making itself intelligible is suicide for philosophy.
Martin Heidegger

The best reason why Monarchy is a strong government is, that it is an intelligible government. The mass of mankind understand it, and they hardly anywhere in the world understand any other.
Walter Bagehot

Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
Arnold J. Toynbee
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Intelligible Translations

intelligible in Spanish is inteligible
intelligible in Swedish is begriplig
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