Nondescript vs Indescribable - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between nondescript and indescribable

is that nondescript is not described (in the academic literature); undescribed, unidentified while indescribable is impossible, or very difficult to describe.

As a noun nondescript

is an undistinguished, unexceptional person or thing.

nondescript

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not described (in the academic literature); undescribed, unidentified.
  • * 1851 ,
  • In thoroughfares nigh the docks, any considerable seaport will frequently offer to view the queerest looking nondescripts from foreign parts.
  • Without distinguishing qualities or characteristics; unexceptional.
  • He drove a nondescript silver sedan.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An undistinguished, unexceptional person or thing.
  • Anagrams

    *

    indescribable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Impossible, or very difficult to describe.
  • He proved it with indescribable mathematics.
  • Exceeding all description.
  • Our hotel had an indescribable view of the Bay of Naples.

    Synonyms

    * undescribable * ineffable * See also

    Antonyms

    * describable

    See also

    * unspeakable