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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"See," said D'Artagnan, "what an admirable thing chance is!" 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.
From tracks on Heist (Detroit Swindle), to Melbourne Deepcast, Sleazy Beats, The Gym and DJ Kicks (!K7), his output is mature and well-rounded, juggling everything from house, hip-hop & bass to indefinable hybrids in-between.
An indefinable poignancy pervades Margaretha Schoening's work, represented here by a series of small boxes containing solid paraffin wax in which dried white blossoms have been drowned.
But the Jaguar is just so British and it has the indefinable it factor.
WHATEVER that indefinable magic is that gives a performance beauty, Neil Halstead has it.
Writing in Tribune magazine, published today, Ms Carlton claimed there was an atmosphere of 'indefinable unpleasantness' permeating the party.
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.