Example sentences for: ineffable

How can you use “ineffable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Spiritual preoccupations turned away from the world’s few joys and woes in the present, to mystic contemplation of the ineffable hereafter.

  • Hawthorne gives Winslow an air of gorgeously ineffable sadness; he seems to carry on his ever shakier shoulders the knowledge that this gray way of life, this England, is doomed.

  • Like Ross, Mehta struggles to express William Shawn's ineffable virtues.

  • She was particularly impressed by the way neo-Jesus gazes at viewers with "ineffable dignity, with sadness but with confidence."

  • The context: replying to a question about the ineffable deterrent value of the death penalty.


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