undefinable


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not capable of being precisely or readily described

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And as the undefinable essence of the force moving the heavenly bodies, the undefinable essence of the forces of heat and electricity, or of chemical affinity, or of the vital force, forms the content of astronomy, physics, chemistry, botany, zoology, and so on, just in the same way does the force of free will form the content of history.
It is undefinable, unmeasurable; but we know that it pervades and contains us.
By one of those mysterious unknown and undefinable faculties, Mademoiselle Cormon found in her brain, under the pressure of her desire to be agreeable, all the phrases and opinions of the Chevalier de Valois.
Now that question once settled, there is no longer any uncertainty; the government clerk who has hitherto seemed undefinable is defined.
The plaintiffs claimed that the terms good moral character, good cause, and proper cause are undefinable and violate the Second and Fourteenth Amendments.
But, ultimately, it didn't matter, because he had that undefinable quality, the X factor, that je ne sais quoi.
But ultimately, it didn't matter - because he had that undefinable quality, the X Factor, long before the phrase was coined.
It's very special and undefinable, and it's amazing to feel the force of.
Then, there's the undefinable 'X Factor,' which makes even less than lovely bets stand out, delight and involve viewers-hopefully for the long term.
The Omanis Under Water series conveys the relevance of human identity, as seen under water, wherein colour, race and features dissolve to bring forward a new undefinable image.
This has become known as the Coastline Paradox, since it suggests that the length of a coastline theoretically is infinite, or undefinable.
Kay Kay Menon moves around with a set, undefinable expression.
In a time when the political conversation is especially polarized and personality-obsessed, and when Americans of all ideological stripes are puzzled as to where the last year of Trump or Sanders-driven political lunacy leaves them, the comedian and talk-show hosta 39-year-old pro-choice, pro-pot, recently gay-married atheist with a strong allergy to organized religionmay come closer than political partisans of either party to reflecting the national mood of befuddlement: Is this moment horrifyingly real, or a sick joke, or an as-yet undefinable mixture of both?
An undefinable dread lingers and builds steadily over the course of the book, leaving you feeling that the worst hasn't even started yet, despite occasional glimpses of hope or closure.
The band's story is one of many strands, with members coming together from all over Scotland (and one came from western Ireland) with their individual styles and influences, creating an undefinable collective force, drawing from genres as diverse as West Highland Gaelic, Eastern European, techno, modern funk, choral and Led Zeppelin.