unrecognizable


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unrecognizable

(ʌnˈrɛkəɡˌnaɪzəbəl) or

unrecognisable

adj
not able to be recognized or identified: tiny unrecognizable fragments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unrecognizable - defying recognition as e.g. because of damage or alterationunrecognizable - defying recognition as e.g. because of damage or alteration
unidentifiable - impossible to identify

unrecognizable

adjective unidentifiable, disguised, incognito, changed, altered, unknowable With a wig and a false moustache I was unrecognizable.
identifiable, recognizable
Translations

unrecognizable

[ˈʌnˈrekəgnaɪzəbl] ADJirreconocible

unrecognizable

[ˌʌnˈrɛkəgnaɪzəbəl] unrecognisable (British) adjméconnaissable

unrecognizable

adjnicht wiederzuerkennen pred, → nicht wiederzuerkennend attr; he was unrecognizable in his disguiseer war in seiner Verkleidung nicht zu erkennen; they’ve made the old school unrecognizabledie alte Schule ist nicht wiederzuerkennen; it was unrecognizable as an aircraftes war nicht als Flugzeug zu erkennen; to be unrecognizable to somebodyfür jdn nicht zu erkennen sein

unrecognizable

[ʌnˈrɛkəgˌnaɪzəbl] adjirriconoscibile
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Indeed, this deformed, unrecognizable object, reduced to nothing, was the body of Satellite, flattened like a bagpipe without wind, and ever mounting, mounting!
Then Tantor would follow her up, goring the frail, little body with his relentless tusks, or trampling it into an unrecognizable mass beneath his ponderous feet.
Thus the house had become unrecognizable, and Bertuccio himself declared that he scarcely knew it, encircled as it was by a framework of trees.
Could this unrecognizable thing be the man he had been trailing?
"But that is silver," answered the archaeologist, in a voice now almost unrecognizable.
Our statute is a currency which we stamp with our own portrait: it soon becomes unrecognizable, and in process of time will return to the mint.
If interruptions are frequent and completion of cycles rare, the characteristics by which cycles are observed may become so blurred as to be almost unrecognizable. The result of these various considerations is that the differences between animals and dead matter, when we confine ourselves to external unscientific observation of integral behaviour, are a matter of degree and not very precise.
"Some fifty miles below the Inner Station we came upon a hut of reeds, an inclined and melancholy pole, with the unrecognizable tatters of what had been a flag of some sort flying from it, and a neatly stacked wood- pile.
I pictured Raffles driving that cab, unrecognizable in the foggy night; the vision came to me as he passed under the window, tucking up the collar of his great driving-coat on the way to his rooms; it was still with me when he passed again on his way back, and stopped to hand the constable his key.
She had grown thin and pale, but that was not what made her unrecognizable; she was unrecognizable at the moment he entered because on that face whose eyes had always shone with a suppressed smile of the joy of life, now when he first entered and glanced at her there was not the least shadow of a smile: only her eyes were kindly attentive and sadly interrogative.
Johnson, as Johnson, was unrecognizable; and not only that, for his features, as human features at all, were unrecognizable, so discoloured and swollen had they become in the few minutes which had elapsed between the beginning of the beating and the dragging forward of the body.
Many of them were unknown and unrecognizable, and they were buried in Markdale graveyard.