Definition of indescribable in English:



  • Too unusual, extreme, or indefinite to be adequately described.

    ‘most prisoners suffered indescribable hardship’
    • ‘How does one describe an incredibly beautiful land and its indescribable tragedy?’
    • ‘Love has always been considered as an innocent and indescribable alliance between two people.’
    • ‘When she was very young, she had a quality that's almost indescribable, a luminescence.’
    • ‘It is as easy as sitting down on a comfortable chair and what happens next is almost indescribable.’
    • ‘When one achieves that, there is an indescribable sense of fulfilment.’
    • ‘The question really comes down to being asked to describe the indescribable.’
    • ‘Like all mystically indescribable ideals, glove perfection is best described through negation.’
    • ‘But Serenity has an indescribable atmosphere, a palpable sense that living in this world is dangerous.’
    • ‘Most people describe a plane of almost indescribable beauty, peace, and comfort.’
    • ‘It's like, whatever I learnt or received from the Reiki today had an effect on me in some indescribable manner.’
    • ‘Next to her in the back is Jasper, who is wearing an indescribable woe-is-me expression.’
    • ‘As for the three-day trek there was no point in describing the indescribable.’
    • ‘The smell in the hut is indescribable in a family magazine.’
    • ‘To have a morning walk at such a time is an indescribable experience.’
    • ‘It was suddenly extremely short and coloured an indescribable shade of ginger.’
    • ‘This is an indescribable surprise and honour so thank you.’
    • ‘To discover a talent and help it to flourish is an indescribable high.’
    • ‘The trangressiveness of this act for both communities is indescribable.’
    • ‘Whatever the discouragement, it is rewarding to persevere and find a nugget, when the thrill of discovery is indescribable.’
    • ‘Each soul undergoes terrible and indescribable sufferings, related to the manner in which it has sinned.’
    inexpressible, undefinable, beyond description, beyond words, beggaring description, nameless, incommunicable, ineffable, unutterable, unspeakable
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