Not able to be named, especially because too bad or horrific: his mind was blank with an unnameable fear
More example sentences
- Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
- Let the word dissociate from the literal Biblical meanings and instead focus on its mystical intent - a name for the unnameable.
- The word is all the more frightening for naming the unnameable.
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