ineffaceable


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in·ef·face·a·ble

 (ĭn′ĭ-fā′sə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to efface; indelible.

in′ef·face′a·bil′i·ty n.
in′ef·face′a·bly adv.

ineffaceable

(ˌɪnɪˈfeɪsəbəl)
adj
incapable of being effaced; indelible
ˌinefˌfaceaˈbility n
ˌinefˈfaceably adv

in•ef•face•a•ble

(ˌɪn ɪˈfeɪ sə bəl)

adj.
not effaceable; indelible.
[1795–1805]
in`ef•face`a•bil′i•ty, n.
in`ef•face′a•bly, adv.
Translations

ineffaceable

[ˌɪnɪˈfeɪsəbl] ADJimborrable
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The ineffaceable, sad birth-mark in the brow of man, is but the stamp of sorrow in the signers.
When she saw, on the back and shoulders of the child, great welts and calloused spots, ineffaceable marks of the system under which she had grown up thus far, her heart became pitiful within her.
They crisscross the face in angry red welts, and are permanent and ineffaceable.
Steerforth, who gave me her hand more coldly than of yore, and with an augmentation of her former stateliness of manner, but still, I perceived - and I was touched by it - with an ineffaceable remembrance of my old love for her son.
The words of hatred and contempt--the first he had ever heard in his life--seemed like scorching missiles that were making ineffaceable scars on him.
That represented, within the walls, ineffaceable life.
He had, perhaps, not definitely flattered himself that he had made an ineffaceable impression upon her heart, but he was annoyed at hearing of a state of affairs so little in harmony with an image that had lately flitted in and out of his own meditations; the image of a very pretty girl looking out of an old Roman window and asking herself urgently when Mr.
Meltham, Green, and Hatfield, and the ineffaceable impression she had wrought upon each of them.
The unforgotten and ineffaceable past strummed the fibres of his throat.
As far as we can recall these ecstasies we carry away in the ineffaceable memory the result, and all men and all the ages confirm it.
New zig- zags sprung into the cruel pattern sometimes, when she saw it through a burst of tears; but beautified or hardened still, always over it and under it and through it, she was fain to look in her solitude, seeing everything with that ineffaceable brand.
Pott was discerned in one of the windows, by the mob beneath; and tremendous was the enthusiasm when the Honourable Samuel Slumkey himself, in top-boots, and a blue neckerchief, advanced and seized the hand of the said Pott, and melodramatically testified by gestures to the crowd, his ineffaceable obligations to the Eatanswill GAZETTE.