What could be the idioms used for saying something that can not be defined, such as job satisfaction.

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    First, if it can't be defined, it's tricky to determine what you're talking about. Second, job satisfaction can be defined. Commented Jul 19, 2019 at 6:01
  • What's wrong with indefinable? Commented Jul 19, 2019 at 8:39

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If you mean something that can not be quantified, I would suggest "intangible", as in "One of the intangibles of my position is job satisfaction".

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