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Definition of Ineffable

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

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

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

People say that I am always serious and depressing, but it seems to me that the English are never serious - they are flippant, complacent, ineffable, but never serious, which is sometimes maddening.
Anita Brookner

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
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Ineffable Translations

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