Definition of ineffaceable in English:

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ineffaceable

Pronunciation: /ˌinəˈfāsəb(ə)l/

adjective

Unable to be erased or forgotten.
Example sentences
  • He confided once that it had been a visit of singular and unclouded happiness which left an ineffaceable impression.
  • The last of the author's five premises is belief in the intrinsic importance, the ineffaceable worth of life on this earth.
  • Like in other parts of the world, the devastation the killer waves have caused along the coastal belt of the district has left ineffaceable scars in society.

Derivatives

ineffaceability

Pronunciation: /-ˌfāsəˈbilitē/
noun
Example sentences
  • Call it much or call it little, the ineffaceability of this deep stain of experience, it is the interest of old places and the bribe to the brooding analyst.
  • Thus the Law, even in its ineffaceability, is retraced to a divine act of will and provided with the task of the recognition of sin and the provocation of transgression.

ineffaceably

Pronunciation: /ˌinəˈfāsəblē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • It was the fatal flaw of humanity which Nature, in one shape or another, stamps ineffaceably on all her productions.
  • Her personal appearance and bearing are ineffaceably stamped upon my memory.
  • One thing is certain, the language was ineffaceably stamped upon my brain, though for a long time no one knew it, least of all myself.

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Syllabification: in·ef·face·a·ble

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