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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ineffably, indescribably, unutterably, unspeakablyadverb

    to an inexpressible degree

    "she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton"


  1. unspeakablyadverb

    In an unspeakable manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unspeakablyadverb

    Inexpressibly; ineffably.

    When nature is in her dissolution, and presents us with nothing but bleak and barren prospects, there is something unspeakably chearful in a spot of ground which is covered with trees, that smile amidst all the rigours of winter. Spectator.


  1. unspeakably

    Unspeakably is an adverb that refers to something that is so extreme, large or dreadful that it is beyond the ability to describe in words or express verbally. It can imply that something is incredibly impressive or shockingly horrible to an extent that leaves one speechless.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unspeakably in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unspeakably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of unspeakably in a Sentence

  1. Mark Twain:

    In our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.

  2. Mark Bowden:

    However, the brutal murder of this woman is an unspeakably horrendous act.

  3. Sloane Udell:

    We have struggled, as adults, to comprehend these unspeakably horrific deeds and to explain to our children, Evy's cherished grandchildren, that their beautiful, kind, and giving Grand-mom was no longer able to walk among us, there is no why. It has been an unimaginable task to bring reason to something so senseless.

  4. Kimberly Corban:

    I have been unspeakably victimized once already, and I refuse to let that happen again to myself or my kids.

  5. Theodore Roszak:

    The question grows more troubling with each passing year how much of what yesterday's science fiction regarded as unspeakably dreadful has become today's award-winning research

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