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OTHER WORDS FROM ineffablein·ef·fa·bil·i·ty, in·ef·fa·ble·ness, nounin·ef·fa·bly, adverb
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More broadly, intuition captures that ineffable way a human brain generates insight.Geoffrey Hinton has a hunch about what’s next for AI|Siobhan Roberts|April 16, 2021|MIT Technology Review
A lot of what mathematicians do when they approach a new problem is ineffable.At the Math Olympiad, Computers Prepare to Go for the Gold - Facts So Romantic|Kevin Hartnett|September 22, 2020|Nautilus
At a high level, a lot of what mathematicians do when they approach a new problem is ineffable.At the Math Olympiad, Computers Prepare to Go for the Gold|Kevin Hartnett|September 21, 2020|Quanta Magazine
It was something ineffable and harder to define: freedom of speech.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And on that score, on that ineffable quality called charisma, Walker may face his biggest challenges.Scott Walker Is the Perfect Republican Candidate for 2016 (on Paper)|David Freedlander|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Consider this latest ineffable outrage making the rounds on conservative websites.Blarney! The Faux Outrage Over Obama’s Belfast Comments|Michael Moynihan|June 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes there's a thing in the air, an ineffable thing, that just makes it all work.Endless Summer: Meg Wolitzer Talks About “The Interestings”|Jane Ciabattari|April 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They need God to feel immanent, nearly material like a Greek deity, while we need God to be thought ineffable and mysterious.
The young man's face suddenly changed, and assumed an expression of ineffable gentleness.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
A strange spell came over the gazer, a spell of tender awe and ineffable peace.They Looked and Loved|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
But the teacher does not go beyond this, and descant upon the opposite conditions, and promise joys ineffable and full of glory.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
She chatted as usual in very good spirits, and just before he went she told him the report with a smile of ineffable scorn.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Balaustion—wild pomegranate flower—has in her something of the Greek; but she has also an ineffable touch of our modern time.