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Definition of Ineffable


  1. Incapable of being expresses in words; unspeakable; unutterable; indescribable; as, the ineffable joys of heaven.

Ineffable Quotations

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
Elbert Hubbard

She saw the myriad gods, and beyond God his own ineffable eternity; she saw that there were ranges of life beyond our present life, ranges of mind beyond our present mind and above these she saw the splendors of the spirit.
Sri Aurobindo

From the first opening of our eyes, it is the light that attracts us. We clutch aimlessly with our baby fingers at the gossamer-motes in the sunbeam, and we die reaching out after an ineffable blending of earthly and heavenly beauty which we shall never fully comprehend.
Lucy Larcom

In certain strains of Judaism, there's a profound passion for the ineffable. Contemplation of God is meant to be forever elusive, because, you know, our tiny minds can't possibly comprehend Him. If we find ourselves comprehending Him, then we can be sure we're off track.
Ben Marcus

Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
Alexis Carrel
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Ineffable Translations

ineffable in German is unaussprechnich, unbeschreiblich
ineffable in Hungarian is kimondhatatlan
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