unnameable

adjective un·name·able \ ˌən-ˈnā-mə-bəl \
variants: or less commonly unnamable

Definition of unnameable

:not worthy or capable to be given a name or identified by name :not nameable
  • an unnameable quality
  • … that unnamable and unmistakable terror was in her eyes …
  • —Jack London
  • He [Jim Morrison] had the unnameable thing that people will always be drawn to.
  • —Marilyn Manson

First Known Use of unnameable

1610


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