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Definitions of "indescribable"
- Impossible to describe: indescribable views. adjective
- Exceeding description: experienced indescribable delight. See Synonyms at unspeakable. adjective
- Impossible, or very difficult to describe. adjective
- Exceeding all description. adjective
- Incapable of being described. adjective
- Not describable; incapable of being described.
- Trousers (a humorous euphemism).
- defying expression or description adjective
The word "indescribable" in example sentences
I'm tempted to call it "indescribable," except we need to describe it, eh?. [Boing Boing: August 20, 2006 - August 26, 2006 Archives]
ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: Nancy, you know, they continue to just be -- I don ` t want to use the word indescribable because, you know, frankly, it ` s my job to try to describe it and seems like a cop-out.. [CNN Transcript Sep 8, 2005]
On the occasion of the betrothal she had arrived late, dressed in indescribable odds and ends, with an artificial red flower stuck into her frowzy wig.. [The Promised Land]
We marched [30 Oct.] to Madrid, or rather its suburbs, where the poor inhabitants were in indescribable distress, seeing that they were again to be abandoned to French clemency and contributions.. [The Autobiography of Liuetenant-General Sir Harry Smith, Baronet of Aliwal on the Sutlej, G. C. B.]
I think there was a certain indescribable reserve of gravity upon them all, but there was not one whose lips did not part in a white line when looking at me, nor whose eyes and ears did not watch me with an interest as benign as it was intent.. [Daisy]
It was with a twitch of this kind, and a certain indescribable twinkle of his somewhat melancholy eye, as he seemed intuitively to form a hasty conception of the oddity of his appearance to a stranger unused to the bush, that he welcomed me to his clearing.. [Roughing It in the Bush]
Yet there was something superior, Atherton thought, something more tasteful, in short, indescribable, about this female.. [A Peep at the Pilgrims in Sixteen Hundred Thirty-Six]
The zipping allows us sensory delights which can only remain indescribable.. [365 tomorrows » 2009 » February : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day]
Historian/music critic Greil Marcus coined the term "yarragh" to refer to the indescribable impact of "certain sounds, certain small moments inside a song which can then suggest whole territories, completed stories, indistinct ceremonies, far outside anything that can be literally traced in the compositions that carry them.". [Michael Sigman: Jeff Beck at 67: Perennial Guitar Hero]
Many sources downplay the toxicity factor and riddle toxins as unknown and indescribable, which is far from the truth.. [Kim Evans: Health Care: Scientific or Rational?]
She knew Alessandra would recall the indescribable satisfaction of praying to the Creator, of opening your heart in thanks to the one who had given you your soul.. [Soul of the Fire]
The smell is said to be indescribable, which is one reason why Klieg won't experience it on XV.. [Mother Of Storms]
Ackermann's attentions to her were graceful and delicate, and he ever manifested toward her in his whole manner that silent devotion, unobtrusive and indescribable, which is so gratifying to woman.. [The Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No. V, May, 1863 Devoted to Literature and National Policy]
His countenance conveys more quickly than his words the thought which he is elucidating, and when he refers to his Maker, his face takes on an expression indescribable for its purity.. [Russell H. Conwell]
I can recall the indescribable sensations which the purple spikes of loosestrife and the tall willow-herb, growing with green rushes, produced in my mind on a certain misty morning when the veiled future bowed toward me like a vision of promise and the dead past flew away over the fens like a flight of wild swans.. [Suspended Judgments Essays on Books and Sensations]
What the newspapers call indescribable excitement ensues.. [Mr. Crewe's Career — Complete]