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ineffable

adjective amazing, astounding, awesome, beyond expression, beyond words, fearful, great, impossible to describe, impossible to express, inconceivable, incredible, incredibilis, indescribable, inexpressible, infandus, marvelous, miraculous, mysterious, nameless, not explainable, not exxressible, not to be spoken, overwhelming, sacred, staggering, strange, terrific, unable to be expressed, unable to be spoken, undefinable, unheard, unimaginable, unmentionable, unnamable, unpronounceable, untranslatable, unutterable
Associated concepts: ineffable accident
See also: mysterious, sacrosanct, undefinable
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The 21 topics discussed in "Engaging the Ineffable Engaging the Ineffable" by David Krueger are desire, time, memory, nostalgia, belief, hope, story, serendipity, synchronicity, self, feelings, mastery, gender, secrets, attachment, empathy, psychoanalysis, unlived, joy, fairytales, and death.
by the light of an ineffable dream that could not be fulfilled.
These paintings honour their lives and traditions with a goal of capturing that ineffable Finnish air of solitude and oneness with nature.
Lately I've been trying to understand awe and the ineffable, a term associated with the mystical and often included in descriptions of wilderness.
By your choice of ineffable motherhood you have brought me into being.
[beaucoup moins que]C'est avec une joie ineffable que je salue la prouesse que vous avez accomplie face a vos freres Tunisiens, en arrachant la coupe d'Afrique des nations de handball[beaucoup plus grand que], lit-on dans le message du president Bouteflika.
Sexton argues that baseball enables some to experience the "ineffable."
Esther's quirky anguish is gently humorous, as when she conflates the ineffable with the mundane.
The performances of four of the stern old Kapellmeister's violin concertos were wonderfully alive to both the zippy athleticism and the inward melody-spinning of three masterpieces: the solo concerti in A minor and E major, and the ineffable D minor Double Concerto.
It was chrome-bright modern pop backed by ineffable art school pomp and signified a bold step forward from the more 60s indebted psych of 2010's Goodbye Falkenburg - a record which alone is still excellent.
The Mad Flotilla would surely include REPULSIVE, INSUFFERABLE, ABOMINABLE, INDUBITABLE, UNMENTIONABLE (and her sister ships UNSPEAKABLE and INEFFABLE), IMPECCABLE, INSENSIBLE, INNOCUOUS, INCORRIGIBLE, INTEMPERATE and INEBRIATED.
The trio of Furniture, Mates and Sisters are chrome-bright modern pop backed by ineffable art school pomp - a heady mix of audacity and depth.