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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. (formal) 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.