indefinable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, untellable, unutterable(adj)
defying expression or description
"indefinable yearnings"; "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy"; "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness"; "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable splendor"
atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable(adj)
exceptionally bad or displeasing
"atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
ineffable, unnameable, unspeakable, unutterable(adj)
too sacred to be uttered
"the ineffable name of the Deity"
Incapable of being spoken or uttered; unutterable; ineffable; inexpressible.
Unfit or not permitted to be spoken or described.
Extremely bad or objectionable.
not speakable; incapable of being uttered or adequately described; inexpressible; unutterable; ineffable; as, unspeakable grief or rage
Unspeakable is the 17th album by Bill Frisell to be released on the Elektra Nonesuch label. It was released in 2004 and features performances by Frisell, Hal Willner, Tony Scherr, Kenny Wollesen, Don Alias, Steven Bernstein, Briggan Krauss, Curtis Fowlkes, Adam Dorn, Jenny Scheinman, Eyvind Kang, and Hank Roberts. It won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album in 2005.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-spē′ka-bl, adj. incapable of being spoken, uttered, or described.—v.t. Unspeak′ (Shak.), to retract, as what has been spoken.—adv. Unspea′kably, in an unspeakable or inexpressible manner.—adj. Unspea′king, not being able to speak.
The numerical value of unspeakable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of unspeakable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
About foxhunting: The unspeakable chasing the uneatable.
When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
The English country gentleman galloping after a fox - the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.
The English country gentleman galloping after a fox -- the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.
But if the only thing you can give them is money, then money has to stand in as compensation for the unspeakable loss.
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