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Synonyms for unspeakable
ʌnˈspi kə bəlun·speak·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indefinable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, untellable, unutterableadjective

    defying expression or description

    "indefinable yearnings"; "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy"; "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness"; "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable splendor"

    Synonyms:
    unnameable, atrocious, painful, indefinable, undefinable, awful, terrible, unpronounceable, indescribable, unutterable, untellable, abominable, dreadful, ineffable

    Antonyms:
    good, expressible, profane, secular

  2. atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakableadjective

    exceptionally bad or displeasing

    "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

    Synonyms:
    irritating, dreadful, indescribable, indefinable, awful, sore, odious, unnameable, execrable, horrifying, frightful, amazing, horrendous, severe, tremendous, dreaded, dire, afflictive, flagitious, grievous, monstrous, atrocious, ineffable, painful, detestable, awing, awed, wicked, dread(a), awe-inspiring, horrific, nasty, terrible, horrible, abominable, frightening, unutterable, awesome, fearsome, fearful, direful, untellable, ugly

    Antonyms:
    secular, expressible, good, profane

  3. ineffable, unnameable, unspeakable, unutterableadjective

    too sacred to be uttered

    "the ineffable name of the Deity"

    Synonyms:
    unnameable, atrocious, painful, indefinable, awful, terrible, unpronounceable, indescribable, unutterable, untellable, abominable, dreadful, ineffable

    Antonyms:
    secular, good, profane, expressible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unspeakableadjective

    Synonyms:
    inexpressible, unutterable, ineffable, indescribable, beyond expression

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unspeakableadjective

    Synonyms:
    ineffable, unutterable, inexpressible

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unspeakable":

    untold, indescribable, inexpressible, heinous, abominable, atrocious

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#12985sore
#16120dire
#20756frightening
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#23190dreadful
#23970irritating
#24255untold
#26052horrific
#27446dreaded
#30875monstrous
#38864horrendous
#39885horrifying
#40529grievous
#45237unspeakable
#45529heinous
#50274atrocious
#51404abominable
#51495fearsome
#54515frightful
#57592odious
#58870indescribable
#62400awed
#77292ineffable
#97969detestable
#114454inexpressible
#116795unutterable
#121959indefinable
#143060execrable
#210263undefinable
#225399unpronounceable

How to use unspeakable in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    About foxhunting: The unspeakable chasing the uneatable.

  2. First Baptist Church:

    The scene of this unspeakable event has been transformed into a beautiful memorial that celebrates and pays tribute to the lives that were lost.

  3. Luigi Pirandello:

    It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!

  4. Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood:

    This has shaken my staff to the core, that little girl had been subjected to the most unspeakable measure of torture for an extended period of time. This is child abuse, the likes of which we haven't experienced here (in Plumas County).

  5. Superintendent Robert Romines:

    We've obviously faced unspeakable tragedy, again, we will continue to hold each other. We will continue to grieve together, and we will continue to work in healing and beginning that healing process.


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  • nevýslovnýCzech
  • unsäglichGerman
  • nediskuteblaEsperanto
  • sopimaton, sanomaton, saastainen, käsittämätön, sanoinkuvaamatonFinnish
  • indicibleFrench
  • indicibileItalian
  • 言い知れぬ, 口では言えないJapanese
  • niewysłowionyPolish
  • непередаваемый, несказанный, неописуемыйRussian
  • చెప్పరానిTelugu

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