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

Other Words from immeasurable

immeasurableness noun
immeasurably \ (ˌ)i(m)-​ˈmezh-​rə-​blē How to pronounce immeasurable (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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First Known Use of immeasurable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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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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