indescribable

[ in-di-skrahy-buh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈskraɪ bə bəl /

adjective

not describable; too extraordinary for description: a scene of indescribable confusion; indescribable euphoria.

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Origin of indescribable

First recorded in 1785–95; in-3 + describable

OTHER WORDS FROM indescribable

in·de·scrib·a·bil·i·ty, in·de·scrib·a·ble·ness, nounin·de·scrib·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for indescribable

indescribable
/ (ˌɪndɪˈskraɪbəbəl) /

adjective

beyond description; too intense, extreme, etc, for words

Derived forms of indescribable

indescribability or indescribableness, nounindescribably, adverb
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