Meaning of “words fail me” in the English Dictionary

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"words fail me" in British English

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words fail me

said to emphasize your surprise or shock, especially at something you have just seen or been told:

"So what did you think of Olive's pink outfit?" "Words fail me. I've never seen anything quite like it!"

(Definition of “words fail me” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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