inexpressible

adjective in·ex·press·ible \ ˌi-nik-ˈspre-sə-bəl \
Updated on: 29 Mar 2018

Definition of inexpressible

: not capable of being expressed : indescribable
  • inexpressible joy

inexpressibility

play \ˌi-nik-ˌspre-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

inexpressibleness

play \ˌi-nik-ˈspre-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun

inexpressibly

play \ˌi-nik-ˈspre-sə-blē\ adverb

Examples of inexpressible in a Sentence

  1. overcome by an inexpressible awe at the sight of the thunderous waterfall

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First Known Use of inexpressible

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INEXPRESSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of inexpressible for English Language Learners

  • : too strong or great to be expressed or described


INEXPRESSIBLE Defined for Kids

inexpressible

adjective in·ex·press·ible \ ˌi-nik-ˈspre-sə-bəl \

Definition of inexpressible for Students

: being beyond the power to express : indescribable
  • inexpressible happiness

inexpressibly

\-blē\ adverb


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