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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. defying expression or description;
- Example: "indefinable yearnings"
- Example: "indescribable beauty"
- Example: "ineffable ecstasy"
- Example: "inexpressible anguish"
- Example: "unspeakable happiness"
- Example: "unutterable contempt"
- Example: "a thing of untellable splendor"
[syn: indefinable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, untellable, unutterable]

2. exceptionally bad or displeasing;
- Example: "atrocious taste"
- Example: "abominable workmanship"
- Example: "an awful voice"
- Example: "dreadful manners"
- Example: "a painful performance"
- Example: "terrible handwriting"
- Example: "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
[syn: atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable]

3. too sacred to be uttered;
- Example: "the ineffable name of the Deity"
[syn: ineffable, unnameable, unspeakable, unutterable]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unspeakable \Unspeakable\ See speakable.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unspeakable \Un*speak"a*ble\, a. [Pref. un- not + speakable.] Not speakable; incapable of being uttered or adequately described; inexpressible; unutterable; ineffable; as, unspeakable grief or rage. -- Un*speak"a*bly, adv. [1913 Webster] Ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory. --1 Pet. i. 8. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

unspeakable adj 1: defying expression or description; "indefinable yearnings"; "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy"; "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness"; "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable splendor" [syn: indefinable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, untellable, unutterable] 2: 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" [syn: atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable] 3: too sacred to be uttered; "the ineffable name of the Deity" [syn: ineffable, unnameable, unspeakable, unutterable]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

127 Moby Thesaurus words for "unspeakable": abominable, abusive, appalling, arrant, atrocious, awesome, awful, backhand, backhanded, bad, baneful, base, beastly, black, blamable, blameworthy, calumnious, contumelious, criminal, damnable, dark, degrading, detestable, dire, disgraceful, disgusting, distasteful, divine, dreadful, evil, exceptional, execrable, extraordinary, fabulous, flagitious, flagrant, foul, grim, hateful, heavenly, heinous, hideous, holy, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, horrifying, humiliating, improper, incommunicable, indefinable, indescribable, ineffable, inenarrable, inexpressible, infamous, iniquitous, innominable, insolent, insulting, inviolable, inviolate, knavish, left-handed, legendary, loathsome, low, marvelous, monstrous, mythical, naughty, nefarious, noncommunicable, noteworthy, numinous, obnoxious, odious, offensive, outrageous, peccant, phenomenal, portentous, prodigious, rank, religious, remarkable, repellent, reprehensible, reprobate, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, rotten, sacred, sacrosanct, scandalous, scurrile, scurrilous, shameful, shocking, sinful, spiritual, stupefying, stupendous, terrible, tragic, undefinable, unexampled, unforgivable, unmentionable, unnameable, unparalleled, unpardonable, unprecedented, untellable, untouchable, unutterable, unwhisperable, unworthy, venerable, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked, wonderful, wrong