Ineffable

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in·ef·fa·ble / inˈefəbəl/ • adj. too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words: the ineffable natural beauty of the Everglades. ∎  not to be uttered: the ineffable Hebrew name that gentiles write as Jehovah. DERIVATIVES: in·ef·fa·bil·i·ty / -efəˈbilitē/ n. in·ef·fa·bly / -blē/ adv.

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un·ut·ter·a·ble / ˌənˈətərəbəl/ • adj. too great, intense, or awful to describe: those private moments of unutterable grief. DERIVATIVES: un·ut·ter·a·bly / -blē/ adv. Juliet climbed the stairs, feeling unutterably weary.

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ineffable XV. — F. ineffable or L. ineffābilis, f. IN-2 + effābilis, f. effārī speak out, f. EF- + fārī; cf. FAME, -ABLE.

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unutterable above or beyond description. XVI (UN-1).