Definition of unspeakableness in US English:



  • See unspeakable

    • ‘The language of "unspeakableness" has practical problems and theological ones.’
    • ‘It is this absence, this unspeakableness, through which sexuality is regulated.’
    • ‘I believe the silence was the result of the unspeakableness of what they had experienced and the belief that no one would understand them if they did try to convey it.’
    • ‘It is the unspeakableness of things that Whitman most commonly dramatizes.’
    • ‘The unspeakableness of abuse has implications at several levels.’