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Definition of "unpaintable" [unpaintable]

  • Not paintable. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "unpaintable" in a sentence
  • "When Reckage asked Rennes whether he found Miss Carillon "unpaintable," the artist was conscious of a swift, piercing emotion, which passed, indeed, but left an ache."
  • "Little painters are always choosing their subjects and explaining that this or that may be pretty or interesting, but they will tell you it is "unpaintable""
  • "Second, Mr. Tuymans has dealt with some of the most dire episodes of modern history — notably the unspeakable (and unpaintable?) deeds of Nazi Germany, the racist cruelties of European colonialism, and 9/11 and its after-effects — all of which are represented here."
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