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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ef·fa·ble /(ˌ)ɪˈnɛfəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ef·fa·ble a.  Incapable of being expressed in words; unspeakable; unutterable; indescribable; as, the ineffable joys of heaven.
    Contentment with our lot . . . will diffuse ineffable contentment over the soul.   --Beattie.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: defying expression or description; "indefinable yearnings";
             "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy";
             "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness";
             "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable
             splendor" [syn: indefinable, indescribable, unspeakable,
              untellable, unutterable]
      2: too sacred to be uttered; "the ineffable name of the Deity"
         [syn: unnameable, unspeakable, unutterable]