Definition of unspeakable
- unspeakable living conditions
- unspeakable evil
- the bawdy thoughts that come into one's head — the unspeakable words
- —L. P. Smith
- unspeakable collections of consonants
- —Rosemary Jellis
the unspeakable horror of war
continually encountered unspeakable beauty in their travels through the Alps
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: very bad or evil
: impossible to describe in words
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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