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Webster 1913 Edition


Inestimable

In-es′ti-ma-ble

,
Adj.
[L.
inaestimabilis
: cf. F.
inestimable
. See
In-
not, and
Estimate
.]
Incapable of being estimated or computed; especially, too valuable or excellent to be measured or fully appreciated; above all price;
as,
inestimable
rights or privileges
.
But above all, for thine
inestimable
love.
Bk. of Com. Prayer.
Syn. – Incalculable; invaluable; priceless.

Webster 1828 Edition


Inestimable

INES'TIMABLE

,
Adj.
[L. inoestimabilis. See Estimate.]
1.
That cannot be estimated or computed; as an inestimable sum of money.
2.
Too valuable or excellent to be rated; being above all price; as inestimable rights. The privileges of American citizens, civil and religious, are inestimable.

Definition 2022


inestimable

inestimable

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Adjective

inestimable (not comparable)

  1. Not able to be estimated; not able to be calculated, computed or comprehended, as because of great scale, degree or magnitude.
    The Voyager spacecraft explored the solar system and continued into the inestimable space beyond.

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Etymology

From in- + estimer + -able.

Adjective

inestimable m, f (plural inestimables)

  1. priceless, invaluable; inestimable