Definition of ineffaceable in English:



  • Unable to be erased or forgotten.

    • ‘The last of the author's five premises is belief in the intrinsic importance, the ineffaceable worth of life on this earth.’
    • ‘The ineffaceable quality of these early pictorial and literary impressions affords the strongest plea for good art in the nursery and the schoolroom.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We have the deep ineffaceable shame of our treatment of the indigenous people from that moment on.’
    • ‘He confided once that it had been a visit of singular and unclouded happiness which left an ineffaceable impression.’
    inherent, innate, inborn, inbred, congenital, natural, native, constitutional, built-in, ingrained, deep-rooted, inseparable, permanent, indelible, ineradicable
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