ineffably
adverb see ineffable

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  • Ineffably — In*ef fa*bly, adv. In a manner not to be expressed in words; unspeakably. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ineffably — adverb a) Intensifies an adjective to mean indescribably. His songs are ineffably sweet and touching. b) Intensifies an adjective to mean unmentionably. The name of God is ineffably holy …   Wiktionary

  • ineffably — ineffable ► ADJECTIVE 1) too great or extreme to be expressed in words. 2) too sacred to be uttered. DERIVATIVES ineffability noun ineffably adverb ORIGIN Latin ineffabilis, from in not + effari utter …   English terms dictionary

  • ineffably — See ineffability. * * * …   Universalium

  • ineffably — adv. in an indescribable manner, inexpressibly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ineffably — in·ef·fa·bly …   English syllables

  • ineffably — adverb to an inexpressible degree she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton • Syn: ↑indescribably, ↑unutterably, ↑unspeakably • Derived from adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ineffably Ramsey cardinal — In mathematics, an ineffably Ramsey cardinal (named after Frank P. Ramsey and after ineffable cardinals) is a certain kind of large cardinal number.Formally, a cardinal number kappa; such that for every function f : [ kappa;] < omega; rarr; {0,… …   Wikipedia

  • ineffable — [[t]ɪne̱fəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n You use ineffable to say that something is so great or extreme that it cannot be described in words. [FORMAL] ...the ineffable sadness of many of the portraits. Syn: indescribable Derived words: ineffably… …   English dictionary

  • indescribably — adverb to an inexpressible degree she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton • Syn: ↑ineffably, ↑unutterably, ↑unspeakably • Derived from adjective:… …   Useful english dictionary

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