indescribable

adjective in·de·scrib·able \ ˌin-di-ˈskrī-bə-bəl \

Definition of indescribable

1 :that cannot be described
  • an indescribable sensation
2 :surpassing description
  • indescribable joy

indescribableness

noun

indescribably

play \ˌin-di-ˈskrī-bə-blē\ adverb

Examples of indescribable in a Sentence

  1. the indescribable immensity of Mount Everest

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First Known Use of indescribable

1751


INDESCRIBABLE Defined for English Language Learners

indescribable

adjective

Definition of indescribable for English Language Learners

  • : impossible to describe : very great or extreme


INDESCRIBABLE Defined for Kids

indescribable

adjective in·de·scrib·able \ ˌin-di-ˈskrī-bə-bəl \

Definition of indescribable for Students

:impossible to describe
  • indescribable beauty

indescribably

\-blē\ adverb


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