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Synonyms for unspeakable
ʌnˈspi kə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indefinable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, untellable, unutterable(adj)

    defying expression or description

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


  2. atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable(adj)

    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"

  3. ineffable, unnameable, unspeakable, unutterable(adj)

    too sacred to be uttered

    "the ineffable name of the Deity"

    flying saucer, unidentified flying object

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unspeakable(a.)

    inexpressible, unutterable, ineffable, indescribable, beyond expression

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unspeakable(a)

    ineffable, unutterable, inexpressible

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unspeakable":

    untold, indescribable, inexpressible, heinous, abominable, atrocious

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How to use unspeakable in a sentence?

  1. Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey:

    And then, the unspeakable purity and freshness of the air! There was just enough heat to enhance the value of the breeze, and just enough wind to keep the whole sea in motion, to make the waves come bounding to the shore, foaming and sparkling, as if wild with glee.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    The English country gentleman galloping after a fox -- the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.

  3. Frank Viggiano:

    At this point our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Officer Frank Viggiano, this is an unspeakable tragedy.

  4. Donald Trump:

    These are very troubled times in the Middle East, and we see what happened just recently yesterday in Syria -- horrible. Horrible, horrible thing. Unspeakable.

  5. The Prime Minister:

    The burden and uncertainty faced by the families during this time has been unspeakable, it is my hope that this confirmation, however tragic and painful, will at least bring certainty to the families and loved ones of the 239 people on board MH370.

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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
  • несказанный, неописуемый, непередаваемыйRussian
  • చెప్పరానిTelugu

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