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Not able to be mistaken for anything else; very distinctive.‘the unmistakable sound of his laughter’
distinctive, distinct, telltale, well definedView synonyms
- ‘The Chameleons it most definitely isn't, but the Fielding guitar sound is unmistakeable.’
- ‘For in the context of our troubled times, its meaning was unmistakeable - and she sure as eggs was not appealing to religious minorities to forego discrimination and embrace diversity.’
- ‘And the law requires that the judge warn the jury in clear and unmistakable terms.’
- ‘Even in Maldon, the poorest and least mature of our towns, we find unmistakeable evidence of hierarchic and promotional notions.’
- ‘I assume her look must make her unmistakable, but she says she is constantly mistaken for other people.’
- ‘Volcanoes provide unmistakable evidence that deeper yet it is hotter still.’
- ‘Josh, hearing the unmistakeable sound of someone falling over rather unceremoniously just behind him, stopped abruptly and looked over his shoulder.’
- ‘I called him and expressed my gratitude only to notice his unmistakeable surprise.’
- ‘She had new clothes, which bore the unmistakeable evidence of an afternoon's hard play.’
- ‘Although some of the Stoppardian battle lines in Jumpers are not as clear as they will later become, they are already clear enough to be unmistakeable.’
- ‘She pointed to the west where the droning sound of engines was now unmistakeable.’
- ‘Such an intention must be clearly manifested by unmistakable and unambiguous language.’
- ‘And then he heard the unmistakeable sound of an infant's cry.’
- ‘His style is undeniable and unmistakable, but one hopes he has few admirers.’
- ‘In fact, being typically British, when I hear those unmistakeable sounds, I invariably find myself feeling incredibly embarrassed even about being in the privacy of my own flat.’
- ‘After a while, the faint, almost inaudible but unmistakable sound of footsteps could be heard.’
- ‘They offer unmistakable evidence that summer is, at last, on its way.’
- ‘It was the unmistakeable sound of Muzak drifting around the terminus.’
- ‘As I head down the hallway and open the door, I hear shouting and the unmistakable sound of glass breaking.’
- ‘Please spell everything out for me in clear, unmistakeable black and white. Don't ask me to think.’
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