Definition of indescribable in English:



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

    ‘most prisoners suffered indescribable hardship’
    • ‘It was suddenly extremely short and coloured an indescribable shade of ginger.’
    • ‘When one achieves that, there is an indescribable sense of fulfilment.’
    • ‘Each soul undergoes terrible and indescribable sufferings, related to the manner in which it has sinned.’
    • ‘It is as easy as sitting down on a comfortable chair and what happens next is almost indescribable.’
    • ‘How does one describe an incredibly beautiful land and its indescribable tragedy?’
    • ‘When she was very young, she had a quality that's almost indescribable, a luminescence.’
    • ‘Next to her in the back is Jasper, who is wearing an indescribable woe-is-me expression.’
    • ‘To have a morning walk at such a time is an indescribable experience.’
    • ‘It's like, whatever I learnt or received from the Reiki today had an effect on me in some indescribable manner.’
    • ‘The question really comes down to being asked to describe the indescribable.’
    • ‘Love has always been considered as an innocent and indescribable alliance between two people.’
    • ‘This is an indescribable surprise and honour so thank you.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Like all mystically indescribable ideals, glove perfection is best described through negation.’
    • ‘Most people describe a plane of almost indescribable beauty, peace, and comfort.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘But Serenity has an indescribable atmosphere, a palpable sense that living in this world is dangerous.’
    • ‘To discover a talent and help it to flourish is an indescribable high.’
    inexpressible, undefinable, beyond description, beyond words, beggaring description, nameless, incommunicable, ineffable, unutterable, unspeakable
    intense, extreme, acute, strong, powerful, profound
    incredible, extraordinary, remarkable, prodigious
    indefinite, unanalysable, intangible, impalpable, elusive, fugitive
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