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.
Andrew!"- 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.