Definition of unnameable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈneɪməb(ə)l/
(also unnamable)


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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