uncommunicable love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Incommunicable. Not communicative; reserved; taciturn.

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  • adjective Impossible to communicate.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ communicable

Examples

  • It is for this reason that we say that "music communicates the uncommunicable", or that "art is about certain feelings that cannot be expressed accurately in words", or that "a picture is worth a thousand words."

    Jason Silva: On Creativity, Marijuana and "a Butterfly Effect in Thought"

  • It was in this very Church that I received that call from God, indefinable, uncommunicable but unmistakeable, challenging me to throw over any prospects of a career in the world and instead to take up his call “Follow me!”

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • It was in this very Church that I received that call from God, indefinable, uncommunicable but unmistakeable, challenging me to throw over any prospects of a career in the world and instead to take up his call “Follow me!”

    The joy of following Christ

  • I had almost remembered was uncommunicable forever.

    The Great Gatsby

  • Methinks his spirit remains here as well as that dust, which, uncommunicable though it be, is more precious in its nothingness than aught else widowed earth clasps to her sorrowing bosom.

    The Last Man

  • But they made no sound, and what I had almost remembered was uncommunicable forever.

    Fitzgerald's 'Radiant World'

  • He recalled not only her gentle sense of humour but her ability to listen and to communicate the uncommunicable.

    DIANA

  • He recalled not only her gentle sense of humour but her ability to listen and to communicate the uncommunicable.

    DIANA

  • Sad were those eyes always, but with a vague, uncommunicable sadness; soft they were in times of quiet; beautiful and terrible they could be, with live gleams of suddenly awakened passion.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 21, July, 1859

  • Schubert at once assumed what was intended to be a sly look, of uncommunicable knowledge.

    The Ivory Trail

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