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indescribable

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Pronunciation: /ɪndɪˈskrʌɪbəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of indescribable in English:

adjective

Too unusual, extreme, or indefinite to be adequately described: most prisoners suffered indescribable hardship
More example sentences
  • As for the three-day trek there was no point in describing the indescribable.
  • The question really comes down to being asked to describe the indescribable.
  • How does one describe an incredibly beautiful land and its indescribable tragedy?
Synonyms
intense, extreme, acute, strong, powerful, profound;
incredible, extraordinary, remarkable, prodigious;
indefinite, unanalysable, intangible, impalpable, elusive, fugitive

Derivatives

indescribability

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • There is no quiet anymore, no secret pools where fairies dwell, no empty, glowing moments of indescribability.
  • Their strongest asset has always been the sheer indescribability of their sound - they take all sorts of styles and craft a composite of natural, fluid sound.
  • It's taken him years just to process it all, to be able to compress nine months of indescribability into a few sentences.

indescribably

2
adverb
[as submodifier]: it was indescribably boring
More example sentences
  • The person responsible for such an indescribably appalling crime must be taken off the streets because it is inevitable he will strike again.
  • The second is the view which is indescribably beautiful.
  • The times in which we live are indescribably difficult and troubled.

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