inenubilable

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From in- +‎ Latin ēnūbilāre(make clear) +‎ -able.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪnɪˈnjuːbɪləbəl/

AdjectiveEdit

inenubilable ‎(comparative more inenubilable, superlative most inenubilable)

  1. incapable of being cleared of clouds; unclear, mysterious, inexplicable.
    • 1962, Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire:
      Our blue inenubilable Zembla, and the red-capped Steinmann, and the motorboat in the seacave […].
    • 1911, Max Beerbohm, Zuleika Dobson:
      For there is nothing in England to be matched with what lurks in the vapours of these meadows, and in the shadows of these spires—that inenubilable spirit, spirit of Oxford.