unsayable

adjective
un·​say·​able | \ ˌən-ˈsā-ə-bəl How to pronounce unsayable (audio) \

Definition of unsayable

: not sayable : not easily expressed or related also : not allowed to be said

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Friendships between women rely, often, on the unsayable—the secret comparisons, the petty jealousies, the familiar patterns of behavior. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "The Love Story of Debbie and Ruth," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of unsayable

1870, in the meaning defined above

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