estimable

adjective es·ti·ma·ble \ ˈe-stə-mə-bəl \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018
1 : capable of being estimated
  • an estimable amount
2 archaic : valuable
3 : worthy of esteem
  • an estimable adversary

estimableness

noun

estimably

play \ˈe-stə-mə-blē\ adverb

Examples of estimable in a Sentence

  1. She has written an estimable novel.

  2. We owe thanks to our estimable colleague.

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First Known Use of estimable

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ESTIMABLE Defined for English Language Learners

estimable

  • : deserving respect



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