What is the meaning of unspeakable?


  • Defying expression or description.
    • usage: "indefinable yearnings"; "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy"; "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness"; "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable splendor"
  • Exceptionally bad or displeasing.
    • usage: "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
  • Too sacred to be uttered.
    • usage: "the ineffable name of the Deity"
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APAWordNet. (2010). unspeakable. Retrieved May 22, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/unspeakable/definitions/1187358
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "unspeakable" http://smartdefine.org/unspeakable/definitions/1187358 (accessed May 22, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, unspeakable, Smart Define, viewed 22 May, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/unspeakable/definitions/1187358>.
MLAWordNet. "unspeakable" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 May 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/unspeakable/definitions/1187358>
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