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  • adv. In a way that cannot be expressed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inexpressibly.


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  • It was heavenly sweet yet withal there lurked an incredibly, unexpressibly tempting spice of wickedness in it.

    Gulliver of Mars

  • She stood in the centre of the room, where he had left her, with a spot like a scarlet roseberry on either cheek; a soft half-smile on the perfect mouth, and a light unexpressibly tender and dreamy, in those artesian wells of beauty -- her eyes.

    The Midnight Queen

  • These, I say, are some of those fatal mischiefs, which corporal blindness and insensibility expose the body to: and are not those of a spiritual blindness unexpressibly greater?

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. II.

  • It will be thus also at the day of judgment: Israel will be sufficiently wary of this world, they will even as it were unexpressibly groan to be taken up from hence; wherefore the Lord will come, as making use of the weariness and groaning of his people, and will take them up into his chambers of rest, and will wipe away all tears from their eyes, as here Noah and his sons, &c. did enter into the ark.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02


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