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Definitions for incommunicable
ˌɪn kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəlin·com·mu·ni·ca·ble

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  1. incommunicable(Adjective)

    That cannot be communicated or transmitted

  2. incommunicable(Adjective)

    Who does not communicate freely; uncommunicative or reserved

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incommunicable(adj)

    not communicable; incapable of being communicated, shared, told, or imparted, to others

    Etymology: [L. incommunicabilis: cf. F. incommunicable. See In- not, and Communicable.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incommunicable

    in-kom-ūn′i-ka-bl, adj. that cannot be communicated or imparted to others.—ns. Incommunicabil′ity, Incommun′icableness.—adv. Incommun′icably.—adj. Incommun′icative, not disposed to hold communion with, or to give information: unsocial.—adv. Incommun′icatively.—n. Incommun′icativeness.

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How to say incommunicable in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incommunicable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incommunicable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of incommunicable in a Sentence

  1. Adlai Stevenson I:

    What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable.

  2. Edith Hamilton:

    There are few efforts more conducive to humility than that of the translator trying to communicate an incommunicable beauty. Yet, unless we do try, something unique and never surpassed will cease to exist except in the libraries of a few inquisitive book lovers.

  3. Northrop Frye:

    It is clear that all verbal structures with meaning are verbal imitations of that elusive psychological and physiological process known as thought, a process stumbling through emotional entanglements, sudden irrational convictions, involuntary gleams of insight, rationalized prejudices, and blocks of panic and inertia, finally to reach a completely incommunicable intuition.

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