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- n. The quality or state of being ineffable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being ineffable; ineffableness; unspeakableness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition or quality of being ineffable; unspeakableness.
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The ineffability is that of a judge whose wisdom we cannot follow.
Two recent displays in Los Angeles set me on this perilous rumination, displays of mastery from artists who have long moved me with the twinned ineffability and logic - the simultaneous need to exist and existential improbability - of their work.
Donning an unadorned and boyish wardrobe that itself did not "weigh heavily," she fashioned renunciation into a contrary look of simplicity, ineffability, transcendent unconcern her competitor Paul Poiret called it "poverty deluxe".
The undulating "Never Talk About It" is both an incisive meditation on the ineffability of love and a terrific vehicle for Merritt's willowy but keening soprano.
Too much depended on the rendering of inner life into language, the ineffability of the one compounded by the approximations of the other, and both entirely dependent on a prior theoretical understanding of how the mind worked.
Or is he telling us something about what truth has become for us, historically, that it has become a certain difficulty, and that if we are unwilling to be disarmed and to become, suddenly, unknowing, we assume instead a posture of dogmatism that may well sidetrack us from the evanescence, if not the ineffability, of a life?
The notions of ineffability and obscurity are imputed from "anomaly".
Negative mysterianism goes hand in hand with the doctrines of divine incomprehensibility (that God or God's essence can't be understood completely, at all, or adequately) and divine ineffability
In other words, the absolute transcendence and ineffability of the Divine are paradoxically violated in virtue of a “structural error” of our intellect.
But even this ineffability defines God's place with respect to the universe of beings.