Meaning of ineffability in English:


Pronunciation /ɪnɛfəˈbɪlɪti/


See ineffable

‘Augustine's strong sense of divine ineffability led him to condemn all attempts to portray the Trinity, even with abstract symbols.’
  • ‘But he points out that the same ineffability can make musical language politically potent.’
  • ‘This is my favourite bit of Christianity; its ineffability.’
  • ‘Because of its very excessiveness and ineffability, this suffering was concealed from all creatures.’
  • ‘When you have context-dependence, ineffability can be trite and unmysterious.’