unutterable


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too sacred to be uttered

defying expression or description

very difficult to pronounce correctly

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Unutterable misery was in his face; unutterable misery was in his voice.
Why should not the guilty ones sooner avail themselves of this unutterable solace?
So, to their own unutterable torment, they go about among their fellow-creatures, looking pure as new-fallen snow, while their hearts are all speckled and spotted with iniquity of which they cannot rid themselves.
The Lorelei did not "call his name in unutterable sweet Whispers" this time.
When the heart is anguished with unutterable emotion, it speaks in accents that deaden all the nerves, and thrill the ears.
During the former the creature left me no moment alone; and, in the latter, I started, hourly, from dreams of unutterable fear, to find the hot breath of the thing upon my face, and its vast weight an incarnate Night-Mare that I had no power to shake off - incumbent eternally upon my heart !
Anything that could in the least degree tend to restore my former opinion of you, to excuse the regard I still feel for you, and alleviate the pangs of unutterable regret that accompany it, would be only too gladly, too eagerly received
The mystery and terror of my dream, which had haunted me at intervals all through the evening, now oppressed my mind with an unendurable foreboding and an unutterable awe.
Here she sunk down in her chair, drowned in her tears, and, in all the moving silence of unutterable grief, presented a spectacle which must have affected almost the hardest heart.
It was the faintest, palest shadow of some look, to which an instant of intense and most unutterable horror only could have given birth; but indistinct and feeble as it was, it did suggest what that look must have been, and fixed it in the mind as if it had had existence in a dream.
Play any trick you like on Lecount," said Noel Vanstone, with an air of unutterable relief.
Tenders are invited for Concept for the touristic enhancement of the environment of the kaiser and its networking with the unutterable on the elm and the historic city centre on the market in guttersnipe am elm
This new collection of stories, like all of Krasznahorkai's work, consists mostly of the searching, capacious sentences for which he has become known, each additional clause circling the unutterable like "a merry-go-round, around the thing itself," as the narrator of Obstacle Theory states.
A Victorian historian wrote that the de Lacis took men with property and "tortured them with unutterable tortures.
The importance of the concept of translation for transmitting the babelic Lagersprache of Auschwitz, and for expressing the unutterable horror of the Lager's experience makes the task of the Primo Levi's translator even more arduous.