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Of course, the scenery is indescribable—no scenery is describable.

I quote them because of their effect in lashing Beresford to a passion only describable as insane.

The cowboys had on Tam O'Shanter caps and wore not describable togs.

The great revelations of nature's majesty are not describable.

Nor is the One describable in terms of volition or activity.

It may still be called an act, but it has no describable instruments nor technique of operation.

Its whim and humour is describable only by the British Aristophanes.

Of these plans many never reached a describable shape; very few reached even partial execution.

Nature exhibits only changes, which habitually coincide with one another so that their habits are describable in simple ‘laws.’

He opened his lips again, but no sound came; a grin of horror was the only describable expression on his face.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., descriven, from Old French descrivre, descrire (13c.), from Latin describere "to write down, copy; sketch, represent" (see description). Reconstructed with Latin spelling 16c. Related: Describable; described, describes, describing.

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