They expect in general to grow, but in what direction, to what describable results, they never stop to think.
Of course, the scenery is indescribable—no scenery is describable.
Of these plans many never reached a describable shape; very few reached even partial execution.
Nor is the One describable in terms of volition or activity.
The flesh side of the skin is rubbed with red ocher, on which are painted in describable designs.
Its whim and humour is describable only by the British Aristophanes.
The discovery which this talk of her father opened to the mind of Penelope moved her with feelings not describable.
Nature exhibits only changes, which habitually coincide with one another so that their habits are describable in simple ‘laws.’
It may still be called an act, but it has no describable instruments nor technique of operation.
He opened his lips again, but no sound came; a grin of horror was the only describable expression on his face.
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.