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estimable

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adjective es·ti·ma·ble \ˈes-tə-mə-bəl\

Simple Definition of estimable

  • : deserving respect

Full Definition of estimable

  1. 1 :  capable of being estimated <an estimable amount>

  2. 2 archaic :  valuable

  3. 3 :  worthy of esteem <an estimable adversary>

es·ti·ma·ble·ness noun
es·ti·ma·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of estimable

  1. She has written an estimable novel.

  2. We owe thanks to our estimable colleague.



15th Century

First Known Use of estimable

15th century



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