inexpressible


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in·ex·press·i·ble

 (ĭn′ĭk-sprĕs′ə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to express: inexpressible grief.

in′ex·press′i·bil′i·ty n.
in′ex·press′i·bly adv.

inexpressible

(ˌɪnɪkˈsprɛsəbəl)
adj
too great, etc, to be expressed or uttered; indescribable
ˌinexˌpressiˈbility, ˌinexˈpressibleness n
ˌinexˈpressibly adv

in•ex•press•i•ble

(ˌɪn ɪkˈsprɛs ə bəl)

adj.
not expressible; incapable of being uttered or described in words.
[1615–25]
in`ex•press`i•bil′i•ty, in`ex•press′i•ble•ness, n.
in`ex•press′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inexpressible - defying expressioninexpressible - defying expression      
expressible - capable of being expressed; "an expressible emotion"

inexpressible

adjective indescribable, unspeakable, indefinable, ineffable, unutterable, incommunicable He felt a sudden inexpressible loneliness.

inexpressible

adjective
That cannot be described:
Idioms: beyond description, defying description.
Translations
لا يُعَبَّر عَنه ، يَفوق الوَصْف
nepopsatelnýnevýslovný
ubeskrivelig
ólÿsanlegur
neapsakomai
neaprakstāmsneizsakāms
anlatılamaz

inexpressible

[ˌɪnɪksˈpresəbl] ADJ [feelings, thoughts] → inexpresable; [joy, beauty, sorrow] → inefable, indescriptible

inexpressible

[ˌɪnɪkˈsprɛsɪbəl] adj [feeling] → inexprimable

inexpressible

adj thoughts, feelingsunbeschreiblich, unbeschreibbar; pain, joy alsounsagbar

inexpressible

[ˌɪnɪksˈprɛsəbl] adjinesprimibile

inexpressible

(inikˈspresəbl) adjective
that cannot be expressed or described. inexpressible delight.
ˌinexˈpressibly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Blurred and blotted, faulty and feeble as the lines were, they brought a look of inexpressible comfort to Beth's face, for her one regret had been that she had done so little, and this seemed to assure her that her life had not been useless, that her death would not bring the despair she feared.
One day, however, by her self-important gait, the sideways turn of her head, and the cock of her eye, as she pried into one and another nook of the garden,--croaking to herself, all the while, with inexpressible complacency,--it was made evident that this identical hen, much as mankind undervalued her, carried something about her person the worth of which was not to be estimated either in gold or precious stones.
Through its inexpressible, strange eyes, methought I peeped to secrets which took hold of God.
Adolph himself, conspicuous in satin vest, gold guard-chain, and white pants, and bowing with inexpressible grace and suavity.
As soon as he approached the Lei, and was aware of the surf-waves, his attendant was seized with an inexpressible Anxiety and he begged permission to land; but the Knight swept the strings of his Guitar and sang:
I felt an inexpressible relief, a soothing conviction of protection and security, when I knew that there was a stranger in the room, an individual not belonging to Gateshead.
Zillah received me, and saying "the lad was mending nicely," showed me into a small, tidy, carpeted apartment, where, to my inexpressible joy, I beheld Linton laid on a little sofa, reading one of my books.
I am still hoarse with vainly repeated applications of vocal stimulant; and I left her in the railway carriage, to my inexpressible disgust, with both shoes down at heel.
I had not advanced another two hundred yards, when, to my inexpressible terror, amazement, and indignation, I again beheld Trabb's boy approaching.
It was after the early supper-time at the Red House, and the entertainment was in that stage when bashfulness itself had passed into easy jollity, when gentlemen, conscious of unusual accomplishments, could at length be prevailed on to dance a hornpipe, and when the Squire preferred talking loudly, scattering snuff, and patting his visitors' backs, to sitting longer at the whist-table--a choice exasperating to uncle Kimble, who, being always volatile in sober business hours, became intense and bitter over cards and brandy, shuffled before his adversary's deal with a glare of suspicion, and turned up a mean trump-card with an air of inexpressible disgust, as if in a world where such things could happen one might as well enter on a course of reckless profligacy.
Thus when in Orbes Of circuit inexpressible they stood, Orb within Orb, the Father infinite, By whom in bliss imbosom'd sat the Son, Amidst as from a flaming Mount, whoseop Brightness had made invisible, thus spake.
He raised himself in his stirrups with an air of inexpressible dignity, and exclaimed, ``What means this, my masters