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inexpressible

[ in-ik-spres-uh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈsprɛs ə bəl /
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adjective
not expressible; incapable of being uttered or described in words: a scene of inexpressible beauty.
noun
inexpressibles, Archaic. trousers; pants.
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Origin of inexpressible

First recorded in 1615–25; in-3 + expressible

OTHER WORDS FROM inexpressible

in·ex·press·i·bil·i·ty, in·ex·press·i·ble·ness, nounin·ex·press·i·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inexpressible

inexpressible
/ (ˌɪnɪkˈsprɛsəbəl) /

adjective
too great, etc, to be expressed or uttered; indescribable

Derived forms of inexpressible

inexpressibility or inexpressibleness, nouninexpressibly, adverb
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