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Meaning of UNSPEAKABLE

Pronunciation:  un'speekubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  defying expression or description; "indefinable yearnings"; "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy"; "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness"; "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable splendor"
  2. [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. [adj]  too sacred to be uttered; "the ineffable name of the Deity"
 

UNSPEAKABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: abominable, atrocious, awful, bad, dreadful, indefinable, indescribable, ineffable, inexpressible, painful, sacred, terrible, unexpressible, unnameable, untellable, unutterable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

      Ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory. --1
                                               Pet. i. 8.

 

 

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