unsayable

/ (ʌnˈseɪəbəl) /

adjective

too insulting, indecent, etc, to be said

noun

say the unsayable to express an opinion thought to be too controversial to mention

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Example sentences from the Web for unsayable

  • Kent herself has said the movie is about parenting, the unsayable extremes of what mothers can feel.

  • Talk, say the unsayable, bring his love in misty word lines before his eyes; look and forget a moment.

    Erik Dorn|Ben Hecht