Intelligible vs.Intelligent

Intelligible = that can be easily understood ;  clear to the mind.

  • When you address primary school students, use only the vocabulary intelligible to them.
  • Due to some interruption in the telephone only some of his words were intelligible.
  • His speech was intelligible even to the laymen.
  • Intelligible speech/explanation.

Intelligent = having ,showing intelligence ;  brilliant.

  • Reshma is a very intelligent and hard-working girl.
  • He had a few intelligent things to say on the subject.
  • He writes intelligently about the current political situation.
  • An intelligent boy/question.

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