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]

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  • unspeakably — adverb see unspeakable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • unspeakably — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. greatly, unbelievably, terribly; see much 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • unspeakably — adv. inexpressibly; unbelievably; horribly, terribly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unspeakably — un·speakably …   English syllables

  • unspeakably — See: unspeakable …   English dictionary

  • unspeakably — adverb to an inexpressible degree she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton • Syn: ↑ineffably, ↑indescribably, ↑unutterably • Derived from adjective:… …   Useful english dictionary

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