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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
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