Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Impossible to express.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not expressible; incapable of being expressed; that cannot be uttered or represented in words; unspeakable; unutterable: as, inexpressible grief or joy.
  • Synonyms Unspeakable, indescribable, ineffable.
  • Trousers; “unmentionables.”

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not capable of expression or utterance in language; ineffable; unspeakable; indescribable; unutterable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Unable to be expressed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective defying expression

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  • I love the tension between having a concept like inexpressibility and a word used specifically to express that concept.

    March 22, 2012

  • I like how the Century begins with "Not expressible; incapable of being expressed; that cannot be uttered or represented in words; unspeakable; unutterable: as, inexpressible grief or joy" and ends with "Trousers; “unmentionables.”"

    August 10, 2012

  • Time for me to put on a pair of inexpressibles and start my day!

    August 11, 2012

  • This definition is pants.

    August 12, 2012