- not expressible; incapable of being uttered or described in words: a scene of inexpressible beauty.
- inexpressibles, Archaic. trousers; pants.
Origin of inexpressible
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Examples from the Web for inexpressible
It is this which throws an inexpressible charm over the narrative.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
To my inexpressible disappointment, Miss Montenero was not with her father.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
She gave a sigh of inexpressible relief and then rose to go.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
And there was an inexpressible melancholy in the tone as she spoke it.Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
Its power lies in the region of the inexpressible; it tells us what the words cannot.My Reminiscences
- too great, etc, to be expressed or uttered; indescribable
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Word Origin and History for inexpressible
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