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indescribable at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj something that is indescribable is so terrible, so good, so strange etc that you cannot describe it, or it is too difficult to describe// --a feeling of indescribable joy// -- indescribably adv // --an indescribably awful smell//

indescribable at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "indescribable":
exceptional, extraordinary, fabulous, incommunicable, indefinable,
ineffable, inenarrable, inexpressible, innominable, legendary,
marvelous, mythical, noncommunicable, noteworthy, phenomenal,
portentous, prodigious, remarkable, stupefying, stupendous,
undefinable, unexampled, unmentionable, unnameable, unparalleled,
unprecedented, unspeakable, untellable, unutterable, unwhisperable,
wonderful

indescribable at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Greatness): {Excessive}: inordinate, excessive, extravagant, exorbitant, outrageous, preposterous, monstrous, overgrown, towering, stupendous, prodigious, astonishing, incredible, marvelous, unlimited, infinite, unapproachable, unutterable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, inexpressible, beyond expression.

[ADJ] (Wonder): wonderful, wondrous, surprising, unexpected, unheard of, mysterious, inexplicable, miraculous, indescribable, inexpressible, unutterable, unspeakable, prodigious.

indescribable at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
so extreme or unusual it is almost impossible to describe:
The pain was indescribable. * I felt a sense of indescribable relief.
indescribably adverb:
indescribably beautiful / boring

Indescribable at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Indescribable \In`de*scrib"a*ble\, a.
Incapable of being described. -- {In`de*scrib"a*bly}, adv.

indescribable at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

indescribable
adj : defying expression or description; "indefinable yearnings";
"indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy";
"inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness";
"unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable
splendor" [syn: {indefinable}, {ineffable}, {unspeakable},
{untellable}, {unutterable}]

indescribable at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: confix » in|describe|able.

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-indescribable.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective

Inter: en-ad » j
  • Impossible, or very difficult to describe.
    1. : He proved it with indescribable mathematics.
    2. Exceeding all description.
    3. : Our hotel had an indescribable view of the Bay of Naples.

      Synonyms

      * undescribable

  • ineffable
  • See also Category: Wikisaurus:indescribable -

    Antonyms

    * describable

    Related terms

    * indescribability
  • indescribably

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » impossible, or very difficult to describe
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|無法形容|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|无法形容|tr=wúfǎ xíngróng|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|不可名狀|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|不可名状|tr=bùkěmíngzhuàng|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|nepopsatelný|m
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|indescriptible

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t- » de|unbeschreiblich
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|言い表わす|tr=いいあらわせない, iiarawasenai|alt=言い表わせない|sc=Jpan
    • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|neufocklagh
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|неописуемый|tr=neopisújemyj


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » exceeding all description
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|nepopsatelný|m
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|indescriptible


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|неописуемый|tr=neopisújemyj

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Inter: ttbc » Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|indescritível|m|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * unspeakable

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
  • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

  • Translation: et » indescribable
    Translation: fr » indescribable
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    Translation: io » indescribable
    Translation: kn » indescribable
    Translation: hu » indescribable
    Translation: ml » indescribable
    Translation: pl » indescribable
    Translation: ro » indescribable
    Translation: ta » indescribable
    Translation: te » indescribable
    Translation: vi » indescribable
    Translation: zh » indescribable