immeasurable

adjective
im·mea·sur·able | \ (ˌ)i(m)-ˈmezh-rə-bəl , -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, -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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First Known Use of immeasurable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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immeasurable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of immeasurable

: very great in size or amount : impossible to measure

immeasurable

adjective
im·mea·sur·able | \ i-ˈme-zhə-rə-bəl \

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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