Thursday, January 2, 2014

Today's #DailyDefinition brought to you by the word...ineffable via @DefinitionHouse

 

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ineffable

[in-ef-uh-buhl]

adjective

1. incapable of being expressed or described in words; inexpressible: ineffable joy.
2. not to be spoken because of its sacredness; unutterable: the ineffable name of the deity.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin ineffābilis. See in-3 , effable
Related forms
in·ef·fa·bil·i·ty, in·ef·fa·ble·ness, noun
in·ef·fa·bly, adverb

Synonyms
2. unspeakable. 


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