unspeakably


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un·speak·a·ble

 (ŭn-spē′kə-bəl)
adj.
1. Beyond description; inexpressible: unspeakable happiness.
2. Inexpressibly bad or objectionable: unspeakable poverty.
3. Not to be spoken: unspeakable thoughts.

un·speak′a·ble·ness n.
un·speak′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unspeakably - to an inexpressible degreeunspeakably - to an inexpressible degree; "she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton"
Translations
بصورَةٍ لا توصَف
nepopsatelně
viîbjóîslega
neopísateľne
anlatılamayacak şekilde

unspeakably

[ʌnˈspiːkəblɪ] ADV to suffer unspeakablysufrir lo indecible
it was unspeakably badfue horroroso

unspeakably

unspeakably

[ʌnˈspiːkəblɪ] advindicibilmente

unspeakable

(anˈspiːkəbl) adjective
that cannot be expressed in words, especially because too bad to describe. his unspeakable cruelty/rudeness.
unˈspeakably adverb
The house is unspeakably filthy.
References in classic literature ?
He slept in the office that was unspeakably dirty and dined at Biff Carter's lunch room in a small frame building opposite the railroad station.
She could compare it to nothing she had ever seen, and the garnet lights which it emitted were unspeakably rare.
But the bird has a voice, and with plaintive cries will make known her fear; but the fear of this vast dumb brute of the sea, was chained up and enchanted in him; he had no voice, save that choking respiration through his spiracle, and this made the sight of him unspeakably pitiable; while still, in his amazing bulk, portcullis jaw, and omnipotent tail, there was enough to appal the stoutest man who so pitied.
Exactly as I would speak of my nearest personal friends or enemies, or my most familiar neighbors, he spoke of Sir Bedivere, Sir Bors de Ganis, Sir Launcelot of the Lake, Sir Galahad, and all the other great names of the Table Round -- and how old, old, unspeakably old and faded and dry and musty and ancient he came to look as he went on
To me there was something unspeakably uncomfortable in the solemn dead silences that always followed this old person's tremendous outpourings of his feelings.
Every little while some giant tree yielded the fight and fell crashing through the younger growth; and the unflagging thunder- peals came now in ear-splitting explosive bursts, keen and sharp, and unspeakably appalling.
In that case, my lot would become unspeakably wretched.
I relinquished my labour of agony, and turned consoled at once: unspeakably consoled.
Wretch that I am, I have longed for you unspeakably more than once since I ran away from you.
A mortal pallor covered those features, which he had known so charming and so gentle, and sorrow had furrowed them with pitiless lines and traced dark and unspeakably sad shadows under her eyes.
Little Toomai attended to Kala Nag's supper, and as evening fell, wandered through the camp, unspeakably happy, in search of a tom-tom.
Smallpox laid its hideous clutches upon him; leaving him unspeakably branded with its repulsive marks.