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That cannot be consumed: "I have an unmovable faith in God ... and inconsumable passion for truth and love" (Mahatma Gandhi).

in′con·sum′a·bly adv.


1. incapable of being consumed or used up
2. (Economics) economics providing an economic service without being consumed, as currency
ˌinconˈsumably adv
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At the start of the poem, before his first vision, Shelley describes the sunrise as it springs forth and unmasks a scene replete with several figures we are familiar with from Prometheus Unbound: "The smokeless altars of the mountain snows / Flamed about crimson clouds" (5-6) and flowers "Swinging their censers in the element, / With orient incense lit by new ray / Burned slow and inconsumably" (11-13).