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synonyms for unmentionable

  • offensive
  • taboo
  • atrocious
  • disgraceful
  • forbidden
  • impermissible
  • off-limits
  • out of bounds
  • scandalous
  • shameful

antonyms for unmentionable

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  • permissible
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How to use unmentionable in a sentence

Men and women "publicly practised unmentionable abominations."
THE SECRET OF THE TOTEMANDREW LANG
Polly called her a once unmentionable name that was coming into fashionable use after a long exile.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Nibletts certified the cause of death as that unmentionable complaint, the pip.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, MAY 21, 1919.VARIOUS
Each looked as though the other were something unmentionable, left over from the last cleaning of the cesspool.
FEET OF CLAYPHILLIP HOSKINS
So we walked to the door, and we threw it open, and we stepped together into the house of the Unmentionable Times.
ANTHEMAYN RAND
We trust that he did not scorch very badly on his arrival at this unmentionable destination.
PUNCH OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, SEPTEMBER 9, 1914VARIOUS
It staggers down the streets, blasphemes with oaths that can be heard, wallows in vice unmentionable by modest lips.
THE MEANING OF FAITHHARRY EMERSON FOSDICK
Quite possibly there were unmentionable volumes among them—de Maupassant, perhaps Boccaccio.
THE CONFESSIONMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
A ten-mile walk through the snow for a bag of flour would be an unmentionable hardship to a nineteenth-century housewife.
HISTORIC TALES, VOL. 1 (OF 15)CHARLES MORRIS
The very fact of its being an impossible, and therefore unmentionable, crime is the strongest suggestion against it.
HAPPINESS AS FOUND IN FORETHOUGHT MINUS FEARTHOUGHTHORACE FLETCHER
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WORDS RELATED TO UNMENTIONABLE

  • banned
  • beyond the pale
  • disapproved
  • forbidden
  • frowned on
  • illegal
  • off-limits
  • out of bounds
  • outlawed
  • prohibited
  • proscribed
  • reserved
  • restricted
  • ruled out
  • tabu
  • unacceptable
  • unmentionable
  • unthinkable
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