indefinable


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not capable of being precisely or readily described

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defying expression or description

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D'Artagnan pronounced these words with an indefinable tone of feigned bonhomie, for he knew very well that the victim of pirates was an old corsair, and had engaged him in consequence of that knowledge.
Oh, to be able to say that one has lived--qu'on a vecu, as they say here--that idea exercises an indefinable attraction for me.
Then commenced for Athos a strange, indefinable state.
The elder one, Morgan, was a huge man, bronzed and moustached, with a deep bass voice and an almost guttural speech, and the other, Raff, was slight and effeminate, with nervous hands and watery, washed-out gray eyes, who spoke with a faint indefinable accent that was hauntingly reminiscent of the Cockney, and that was yet not Cockney of any brand she had ever encountered.
Anne could hardly discard it completely, for there were undoubtedly times when she felt, with an instinct that was not to be combated by reason, that Leslie harbored a queer, indefinable resentment towards her.
D'ye know, Hump," he said, with a slow seriousness which had in it an indefinable strain of sadness, "that this is the first time I have heard the word 'ethics' in the mouth of a man.
But the indefinable weight the dead rabbits had left on her mind caused her to feel more than usual pity for the career of this weak young man, particularly when she looked at the picture where he leaned against a tree with a flaccid appearance, his knee-breeches unbuttoned and his wig awry, while the swine apparently of some foreign breed, seemed to insult him by their good spirits over their feast of husks.
There was an indefinable something in his manner which jarred on her.
The indefinable something in his manner which had so irritated her had vanished.
He is still a young manager and might still learn what some of the older guys have - that indefinable chemistry that gets the best from players, inspires, or strikes fear and gets results.
He is a musician of true vision who has created a sound that is almost indefinable.
There was an indefinable spark of magic that lifted the concert above their earlier ones, a sense of joy in the band - the sound balance was perfect, the rhythms tighter than ever and the percussion brilliant.
What I would like to buy is not for sale: his showmanship, his pzazz, the indefinable quality that made him the one and only Jimmy, a legend in his lifetime.
If ever there was a comedian with the indefinable ability to appeal to all types, then Lily Savage is up there with the elite.
James Brown retains his indefinable aura, BB King is peerless and Jerry Lee Lewis menacing, but overall this nostalgia exercise doesn't really hit the spot.