unspeakable


unspeakable

adjective

  1. not speakable; that may not be spoken.
  2. exceeding the power of speech; unutterable; inexpressible; indescribable.
  3. inexpressibly bad or objectionable.

adjective

  1. incapable of expression in wordsunspeakable ecstasy
  2. indescribably bad or evil
  3. not to be utteredunspeakable thoughts

adj.c.1400, “inexpressible,” from un- (1) “not” + speakable (see speak). Meaning “indescribably bad or wicked” is recorded from 1831. Related: Unspeakably.

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