inexpressible

[in-ik-spres-uh-buh l]
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noun
  1. inexpressibles, Archaic. trousers; pants.

Origin of inexpressible

First recorded in 1615–25; in-3 + expressible
Related formsin·ex·press·i·bil·i·ty, in·ex·press·i·ble·ness, nounin·ex·press·i·bly, adverb
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inexpressible

adjective
  1. too great, etc, to be expressed or uttered; indescribable
Derived Formsinexpressibility or inexpressibleness, nouninexpressibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inexpressible
adj.

1620s, from in- (1) "not" + expressible (see express (v.)). Related: Inexpressibly.

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