What does unutterable mean?

Definitions for unutterableʌnˈʌt ər ə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unutterable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ineffable, unnameable, unspeakable, unutterable(adj)

    too sacred to be uttered

    "the ineffable name of the Deity"

  2. 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"

  3. unpronounceable, unutterable(adj)

    very difficult to pronounce correctly

    "an unpronounceable foreign word"; "unutterable consonant clusters"


  1. unutterable(Adjective)

    Not utterable; incapable of being spoken or voiced; inexpressible; ineffable; unspeakable.

    unutterable anguish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unutterable(adj)

    not utterable; incapable of being spoken or voiced; inexpressible; ineffable; unspeakable; as, unutterable anguish

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unutterable

    un-ut′ėr-a-bl, adj. incapable of being uttered or expressed.—ns. Unutterabil′ity, Unutt′erableness.—adv. Unutt′erably.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unutterable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unutterable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marquis de Sade:

    If the objects who serve us feel ecstacy, they are much more often concerned with themselves than with us, and our own enjoyment is consequently impaired. The idea of seeing another person experience the same pleasure reduces one to a kind of equality which spoils the unutterable charms that come from despotism.

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