inestimable


in·es·ti·ma·ble

adjective \(ˌ)i-ˈnes-tə-mə-bəl\

: too great, valuable, or excellent to be measured

Full Definition of INESTIMABLE

1
:  incapable of being estimated or computed <storms caused inestimable damage>
2
:  too valuable or excellent to be measured or appreciated <has performed an inestimable service for his country>
in·es·ti·ma·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of INESTIMABLE

  1. He has made inestimable contributions to our society.
  2. <Einstein's inestimable contributions to science.>

Origin of INESTIMABLE

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin inaestimabilis, from in- + aestimabilis estimable
First Known Use: 14th century

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