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indescribableadjective

uk   us   /ˌɪn.dɪˈskraɪ.bə.bl̩/
impossible to ​describe, ​especially because of being ​extremely good or ​bad: a ​scene of indescribable ​beauty The ​pain was indescribable.
indescribably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
indescribably ​awful
(Definition of indescribable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indescribableadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌɪn·dɪˈskrɑɪ·bə·bəl/
impossible to ​describe, esp. because ​extremely good or ​bad: The ​stench was indescribable.
(Definition of indescribable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indescribable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 难以形容的, 不可名状的…
in Turkish tanımlanamaz, tarifsiz, anlatılamaz…
in Russian неописуемый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 難以形容的, 不可名狀的…
in Polish nieopisany…
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