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unmentionable

adjective uk   us   /ʌnˈmen.ʃən.ə.bl̩/
shocking and embarrassing and therefore not allowed or disapproved of as a subject of conversation: What's the matter with him - or is it some unmentionable disease that he doesn't like people to know about?
Translations of “unmentionable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不宜提及的, 難以啓齒的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不宜提及的, 难以启齿的…
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