unexplanatory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ explanatory

Adjective[edit]

unexplanatory (comparative more unexplanatory, superlative most unexplanatory)

  1. Not explanatory; failing to offer a (good or coherent) explanation.
    • 2008 May 30, Alan Baker, “Experimental Mathematics”, Erkenntnis, volume 68, number 3, DOI:10.1007/s10670-008-9109-y: 
      If explanation is indeed tied closely to unification then it is not hard to see how the disjunctiveness characteristic of computer proof tends to yield proofs that are also considered relatively unexplanatory by mathematicians.