adjective Date: 1666 not capable of being mistaken or misunderstood ; clearunmistakably adverb

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  • Unmistakable — Un mis*tak a*ble, a. Incapable of being mistaken or misunderstood; clear; plain; obvious; evident. {Un mis*tak a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unmistakable — I adjective apparent, autoptic, autoptical, bald, certain, clear, conclusive, conspicuous, decided, defined, distinct, distinguishable, evident, explicit, express, glaring, identifiable, indubitable, intelligible, known, lucid, manifest,… …   Law dictionary

  • unmistakable — 1660s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + MISTAKE (Cf. mistake) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Unmistakably …   Etymology dictionary

  • unmistakable — [adj] certain, definite apparent, clear, conspicuous, decided, distinct, evident, explicit, for certain, glaring, indisputable, manifest, no ifs ands or buts*, obvious, open and shut*, palpable, patent, plain, positive, pronounced, self… …   New thesaurus

  • unmistakable — (also unmistakeable) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not able to be mistaken for anything else. DERIVATIVES unmistakably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unmistakable — [un΄mis tāk′ə bəl] adj. that cannot be mistaken or misinterpreted; leaving room for no misunderstanding; clear; plain unmistakably adv …   English World dictionary

  • unmistakable — [[t]ʌ̱nmɪste͟ɪkəb(ə)l[/t]] also unmistakeable ADJ If you describe something as unmistakable, you mean that it is so obvious that it cannot be mistaken for anything else. He didn t give his name, but the voice was unmistakable. ...the unmistakable …   English dictionary

  • unmistakable — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ quite ▪ The main symptom is a scarlet rash that s quite unmistakable. Unmistakable is used with these nouns: ↑message, ↑odour, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • unmistakable — un|mis|tak|a|ble [ ,ʌnmı steıkəbl ] adjective very easy to recognize: His guitar style is unmistakable. The unmistakable smell of autumn filled the air. ╾ un|mis|tak|a|bly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unmistakable — UK [ˌʌnmɪˈsteɪkəb(ə)l] / US adjective very easy to recognize His guitar style is unmistakable. The unmistakable smell of autumn filled the air. Derived word: unmistakably adverb …   English dictionary

  • unmistakable — un|mis|tak|a|ble unmistakeable [ˌʌnmıˈsteıkəbəl] adj easy to recognize ▪ the unmistakable sound of gunfire >unmistakably adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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