indescribable


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in·de·scrib·a·ble

 (ĭn′dĭ-skrī′bə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to describe adequately: indescribable joy.

in′de·scrib′a·bil′i·ty, in′de·scrib′a·ble·ness n.
in′de·scrib′a·bly adv.

indescribable

(ˌɪndɪˈskraɪbəbəl)
adj
beyond description; too intense, extreme, etc, for words
ˌindeˌscribaˈbility, ˌindeˈscribableness n
ˌindeˈscribably adv

in•de•scrib•a•ble

(ˌɪn dɪˈskraɪ bə bəl)

adj.
not describable; too extraordinary for description: indescribable confusion.
[1785–95]
in`de•scrib`a•bil′i•ty, in`de•scrib′a•ble•ness, n.
in`de•scrib′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indescribable - defying expression or descriptionindescribable - defying expression or description; "indefinable yearnings"; "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy"; "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness"; "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable splendor"
inexpressible, unexpressible - defying expression

indescribable

indescribable

adjective
That cannot be described:
Idioms: beyond description, defying description.
Translations

indescribable

[ˌɪndɪsˈkraɪbəbl] ADJ [terror, horror] → indescriptible, increíble; [beauty, joy] → indescriptible

indescribable

[ˌɪndɪˈskraɪbəbəl] adjindescriptible

indescribable

adjunbeschreiblich; (inf: = terrible) → fürchterlich, schrecklich

indescribable

[ˌɪndɪsˈkraɪbəbl] adjindescrivibile
References in classic literature ?
The freshness of her beauty was indeed gone, but its indescribable majesty and its indescribable charm remained.
Overhead the sky was that indescribable blue of autumn; bright and shadowless, hard as enamel.
I stole in very shyly, kept my eyes sternly from Nicolete's white bed, though, as I couldn't shut my ears, the sound of her breathing came to me with indescribable sweetness.
It was a scene of indescribable confusion and uproar.
Many a poisonous hotchpotch hath evolved in our cellars: many an indescribable thing hath there been done.
The pictures, the statues, the flowers, the jewels, the carriages, and the horses--inquiry proved, to my indescribable astonishment, that not a sixpence of debt was owing on any of them.
He imagined the young indescribable thing within himself was driving a long procession of figures be- fore his eyes.
An indescribable oppression, which seemed to generate in some unfamiliar part of her consciousness, filled her whole being with a vague anguish.
She rose, not as if she had heard me, but with an indescribable grand melancholy of indifference and detachment, and, within a dozen feet of me, stood there as my vile predecessor.
It filled me with indescribable terror to think how swiftly that desolating change had come.
said the ungraceful, awkward princess with such an indescribable charm of sorrow and self-forgetfulness that her father could not bear her look but turned away with a sob.
I had tried it several times, and David saw and promptly did his frog business, the while, with an indescribable emotion, I produced a night-light from my pocket and planted it in a saucer on the wash- stand.