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[ US /ˌɪndɪsˈkɹaɪbəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ˌɪndɪskɹˈa‍ɪbəbə‍l/ ]
  1. defying expression or description
    indescribable beauty
    ineffable ecstasy
    a thing of untellable splendor
    inexpressible anguish
    indefinable yearnings
    unutterable contempt
    unspeakable happiness
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How To Use indescribable In A Sentence

  • ` ` The style of his Grace (to say nothing here of his thought, of which others have spoken words of admiration certainly not too strong) often runs into poetry; and it has everywhere that indescribable not-too-muchness which is always the cachet of high-class work. '' Ginx's Baby. His Birth and other Misfortunes: A Satire
  • Fresh salmon has an indescribable flavor.
  • It's just this wild, indescribable experience which I will now foolishly and crazily attempt to describe.
  • Historian/music critic Greil Marcus coined the term "yarragh" to refer to the indescribable impact of "certain sounds, certain small moments inside a song which can then suggest whole territories, completed stories, indistinct ceremonies, far outside anything that can be literally traced in the compositions that carry them. Michael Sigman: Jeff Beck at 67: Perennial Guitar Hero
  • The relief I felt was indescribable, and I hope to get thus entoiled no more. A Brief Memoir with Portions of the Diary, Letters, and Other Remains, of Eliza Southall, Late of Birmingham, England
  • No longer could I stand for barely a minute, I had begun holding onto walls for support as I walked, I coughed and yacked indescribable things into the bathroom sink, I yelled at the kids playing on my yawn. Spilling Sand
  • ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: Nancy, you know, they continue to just be -- I don ` t want to use the word indescribable because, you know, frankly, it ` s my job to try to describe it and seems like a cop-out. CNN Transcript Sep 8, 2005
  • Most people describe a plane of almost indescribable beauty, peace, and comfort.
  • The F-101B, the F-102, and the F-106 were high-speed interceptors, the F-105 a “fighter-bomber” designed to drop nuclear weapons, the F-104 an indescribable and dangerous oddity. Matthew Yglesias » Government for Sale
  • Before long a carnival of color began which I can only describe as delirious, intoxicating, a hardly bearable joy, a tender anguish, an indescribable yearning, an unearthly music, rich in love and worship. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains
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