Jul 182010
 

Title: The Big Short
Author: Michael Lewis

Sentence: Midprime was now subprime—and yet somehow, ineffably, not.
Page: 128

Word: ineffable
Definition:
  • too overwhelming to be expressed or described in words; inexpressible: ineffable beauty
  • too awesome or sacred to be spoken: God’s ineffable name
   Source: YourDictionary.com

This is definitely a word I have heard before though I am not sure I have ever used it. In the context of this book it sounded like a swear word, and I may start using it as such.

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