Meaning of ineffable

in•ef•fa•ble

Pronunciation: (in-ef'u-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. incapable of being expressed or described in words; inexpressible: ineffable joy.
  2. not to be spoken because of its sacredness; unutterable: the ineffable name of the deity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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