beyond description

beyond description

To a great degree. My poor car is wrecked beyond description. It just looks so awful.
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The doors were fastened with a loop of string; the floor of the rooms presented a stone paving half torn up; bats fluttered wildly about the ceiling; and as to the smell therein--no--that was beyond description.
A painter who has gazed too long upon some glaring colour, refreshes his dazzled sight by looking upon a darker and more sombre tint; but everything that met Mr Nickleby's gaze wore so black and gloomy a hue, that he would have been beyond description refreshed by the very reverse of the contrast.
The sky is of a deep blue color, and the sunsets are often magnificent beyond description.
Sleep fled from my eyes; I wandered like an evil spirit, for I had committed deeds of mischief beyond description horrible, and more, much more (I persuaded myself) was yet behind.
There was much singing and dancing in them, and the dresses of the actors were gorgeous beyond description.
The desert of ice that stretched far and wide about us was wild and desolate beyond description, and the perils which beset us were so great that at times I was minded to turn back.
the success of this manoeuvre tickled Mr Quilp beyond description, and he laughed and stamped upon the ground as at a most irresistible jest.
My Eliza was charming beyond description, coquettish without affectation, and evidently more desirous to engage my attention than that of all the room besides.
The scene that ensued is altogether beyond description.
These provisions laid in, we went on through a great noise and uproar that confused my weary head beyond description, and over a bridge which, no doubt, was London Bridge (indeed I think he told me so, but I was half asleep), until we came to the poor person's house, which was a part of some alms-houses, as I knew by their look, and by an inscription on a stone over the gate which said they were established for twenty-five poor women.
He described as, 'sad and beyond description the killings in the state and consoled the government and people of the state over the loss of the innocent souls.
He was deeply loved and he will be missed beyond description.
The hatred towards Dinkas has culminated beyond description.
Musically, it blends Handelian oratorio with Haydn's own symphonic style to make something almost beyond description.
Reuters was not immediately able to reach Halawa's family for comment on Friday, but his sister Fatima told RTE in a radio interview: "It's beyond description … It's amazing to finally know that Ibrahim is out and he's released and he's safe.