im·​mea·​sur·​able | \ (ˌ)i(m)-ˈmezh-rə-bəl How to pronounce immeasurable (audio) , -ˈmāzh-; -ˈme-zhə-rə-, -ˈmā-, -zhər-bəl\

Definition of immeasurable

: incapable of being measured broadly : indefinitely extensive

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immeasurableness noun
immeasurably \ (ˌ)i(m)-​ˈmezh-​rə-​blē How to pronounce immeasurably (audio) , -​ˈmāzh-​ ; -​ˈme-​zhə-​rə-​ , -​ˈmā-​ , -​zhər-​blē \ adverb

Examples of immeasurable in a Sentence

The war has caused immeasurable damage. The new medicine has brought about an immeasurable improvement in her life.

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The gorgeous cinematography, masterful music, and compelling storyline earned the film immeasurable success, which followed into the sequel, How to Train Your Dragon 2, as well as the last one, The Hidden World. Michelle Manetti, Good Housekeeping, "How to Train Your Dragon's," 11 May 2019 Varda will be remembered not just for her immeasurable impact on the film world but also as a woman who never let age limit her ability to self-express or rebel against the norm. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "With Her Rebellious Fashion Sense, Agnès Varda Was One for the Ages," 29 Mar. 2019 The influence women writers have had on our culture is immeasurable. Glamour, "Phoebe Robinson and Other Writers Share Their International Women's Day Must-Reads," 8 Mar. 2019 Days later, the real president delivers a speech of immeasurable length to a conference of conservatives about pretty much everything rattling around in his head. Daniel Henninger, WSJ, "Story of the Year," 6 Mar. 2019 John left an immeasurable mark on both the Red Wings organization and the sport of hockey worldwide. John Wawrow, The Seattle Times, "John Ziegler, NHL president who oversaw merger, dies at 84," 26 Oct. 2018 Your resources are immeasurable right now, Scorpio. Bess Matassa, Teen Vogue, "Weekly Horoscopes September 17-23," 10 Sep. 2016 In life, his project was to build a fortress that would shield him from the immeasurable pain of private life. James Mcauley, Town & Country, "A Secret Paris Museum and an Aristocratic Family Decimated by the Holocaust," 9 Feb. 2017 Microblading has had an immeasurable impact on my mental health. Jessica Yarbrough, SELF, "Microblading Helped Me Stop Obsessively Pulling Out My Eyebrows," 5 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of immeasurable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of immeasurable

formal : very great in size or amount : impossible to measure


im·​mea·​sur·​able | \ i-ˈme-zhə-rə-bəl How to pronounce immeasurable (audio) \

Kids Definition of immeasurable

: very great in size or amount immeasurable happiness

Other Words from immeasurable

immeasurably \ -​blē \ adverb His writing has improved immeasurably.

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