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Definition 1: exceptionally bad or displeasing - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unspeakable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • atrocious taste
  • abominable workmanship
  • an awful voice
  • dreadful manners
  • a painful performance
  • terrible handwriting
  • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

Synonyms for unspeakable in the sense of this definition

(unspeakable is similar to ...) having undesirable or negative qualities

"a bad report card" "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression" "a bad little boy" "clothes in bad shape" "a bad cut" "bad luck" "the news was very bad" "the reviews were bad" "the pay is bad" "it was a bad light for reading" "the movie was a bad choice"

Definition 2: defying expression or description - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unspeakable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • indefinable yearnings
  • indescribable beauty
  • ineffable ecstasy
  • inexpressible anguish
  • unspeakable happiness
  • unutterable contempt
  • a thing of untellable splendor

Synonyms for unspeakable in the sense of this definition

(unspeakable is similar to ...) defying expression

Definition 3: too sacred to be uttered - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unspeakable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the ineffable name of the Deity

Synonyms for unspeakable in the sense of this definition

(unspeakable is similar to ...) concerned with religion or religious purposes

"sacred texts" "sacred rites" "sacred music"

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