or nam·a·ble

[ney-muh-buh l]


capable of or susceptible to being named or identified; identifiable.
worth mentioning by name; notable; memorable.

Origin of nameable

First recorded in 1770–80; name + -able
Related formsname·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·name·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unnameable

Historical Examples of unnameable

  • The man cursed, devoting himself and Paul to unnameable penalties.

    Despair's Last Journey

    David Christie Murray

  • Where is he now—the unknown, the unnameable, the unforgettable ideal?

  • Within the sea of light I glimpsed shapes cyclopean, unnameable.

  • Be sure that at the worst the unnameable shall not happen to the maids.

    The Black Douglas

    S. R. Crockett

  • And beside the unnameable supreme God there is another God, the creator Urizen, who is a sort of divine demon.

    William Blake

    Irene Langridge