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Untellable   Listen

Defying expression or description.  Synonyms: indefinable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, unutterable.  "Indescribable beauty" , "Ineffable ecstasy" , "Inexpressible anguish" , "Unspeakable happiness" , "Unutterable contempt" , "A thing of untellable splendor"

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"Untellable" Quotes from Famous Books

... saved. And there they took the Archbishop AElfeah, and AElfweard, the king's reeve, and Abbot AElfmaer, and Bishop Godwin. And Abbot AElfmaer they let go away. And they took there within all the clergy, and men and women: it was untellable to any man how much of the folk there was. And they were afterwards in the town as long as they would. And when they had thoroughly surveyed the city then went they to their ships and led the Archbishop with them. Then was he a captive ...
— Our Catholic Heritage in English Literature of Pre-Conquest Days • Emily Hickey

... until, towards dawning I think, I awoke, shivering, and with a great untellable fear on me, and saw a tall, gray figure standing by my couch. And I looked, and lo it was ...
— A Thane of Wessex • Charles W. Whistler

... worse than if his anger had fallen on me, Lady Washington. He refused to aid my father, and but for his Excellency's untellable ...
— Janice Meredith • Paul Leicester Ford

... should not go again yet to the office; and a pretty dilemma that would put me in, Mr. Galloway being absent. She'd get so fidgety, too: she kills me with kindness, if she thinks I am ill. The broth and arrowroot, and other messes, sir, that she makes me swallow, are untellable." ...
— The Channings • Mrs. Henry Wood

Words linked to "Untellable" :   unexpressible, inexpressible, indefinable, unspeakable

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