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adjective as in unspeakable

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Finally, 27 minutes and 48 seconds into his monologue, Benjamin Netanyahu mentioned the unmentionable: Palestinians.

Yet climate change continues to be the great unmentionable on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail.

What really set her off was mentioning the unmentionable—that 18 years ago, she shot Mary Jo Buttafuoco.

The unmentionable image rattles down to the core of our brain.

Men and women "publicly practised unmentionable abominations."

Polly called her a once unmentionable name that was coming into fashionable use after a long exile.

Nibletts certified the cause of death as that unmentionable complaint, the pip.

Each looked as though the other were something unmentionable, left over from the last cleaning of the cesspool.

So we walked to the door, and we threw it open, and we stepped together into the house of the Unmentionable Times.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unmentionable, such as: offensive, taboo, atrocious, disgraceful, forbidden, and impermissible.

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