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Definition of "indescribable" []

  • Impossible to describe: indescribable views. (adjective)
  • Exceeding description: experienced indescribable delight. See Synonyms at unspeakable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "indescribable" in a sentence
  • "I'm tempted to call it "indescribable," except we need to describe it, eh?"
  • "ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: Nancy, you know, they continue to just be -- I don ` t want to use the word indescribable because, you know, frankly, it ` s my job to try to describe it and seems like a cop-out."
  • "On the occasion of the betrothal she had arrived late, dressed in indescribable odds and ends, with an artificial red flower stuck into her frowzy wig."