indescribable
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪndɪˈskɹaɪbəbl̩/
Adjective

indescribable

  1. Impossible, or very difficult to describe.
    He proved it with indescribable mathematics.
    • 1906 January–October, Joseph Conrad, chapter II, in The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale, London: Methuen & Co., […], published 1907, OCLC 270548466 ↗; The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale (Collection of British Authors; 3995), copyright edition, Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1907, OCLC 1107573959 ↗, page 15 ↗:
      But there was also about him an indescribable air which no mechanic could have acquired in the practice of his handicraft however dishonestly exercised: [...] the air of moral nihilism common to keepers of gambling hells and disorderly houses; [...]
  2. Exceeding all description.
    Our hotel had an indescribable view of the Bay of Naples.
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