Definition of inexpressible in English:
(Of a feeling) too strong to be described or conveyed in words: a mood of inexpressible longing
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- He attributes the decline of literary style in great part to the poetry of World War I, which tried to describe inexpressible horrors as bluntly and simply as possible.
- The fallen leader's statues often go down with him, like the scapegoat cast out at the year's end, a focus for normally inexpressible feelings of violence.
- Their ride brings them inexpressible glee and joy.
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- If the inexpressibly terrible is a sign of modern times, then Goya is not the prophet of modernity but the ultimate foreseer of the modern nightmare.
- I didn't know what to say; at that moment, I lacked entirely a language for articulating what I was feeling, what I wanted to say, how inexpressibly angry and ashamed I was.
- It is inexpressibly beautiful and I will be sad when it's over.
Pronunciation: /ˌɪnɪkˈsprɛsɪbli/ /ˌɪnɛkˈsprɛsɪbli/adverb
Words that rhyme with inexpressibleaccessible, compressible, impressible, irrepressible, repressible
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