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indescribable +‎ -ly


indescribably (comparative more indescribably, superlative most indescribably)

  1. In an indescribable manner.
    • 1879, John McElroy, chapter 24, in Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons:
      The appearance of the dead was indescribably ghastly.
    • 1912, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World [], London, New York, N.Y.: Hodder and Stoughton, →OCLC:
      There was something indescribably nerve-shaking and menacing in that constant mutter, which seemed to shape itself into the very syllables of the half-breed, endlessly repeated, "We will kill you if we can."
    • 2023 October 11, David Yaffe-Bellany, Matthew Goldstein, J. Edward Moreno}, quoting Caroline Ellison, “Caroline Ellison Says She and Sam Bankman-Fried Lied for Years”, in The New York Times[1], →ISSN:
      “I felt this sense of relief that I didn’t have to lie anymore, and that I could start taking responsibility even though I felt indescribably bad.”