immensurable

adjective
im·​men·​su·​ra·​ble | \ (ˌ)i(m)-ˈmen(t)s-rə-bəl How to pronounce immensurable (audio) , -ˈmen(t)sh-; -ˈmen(t)-sə-, -shə- \

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a man who displayed immensurable courage even in the face of overwhelming adversity

First Known Use of immensurable

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for immensurable

Middle English, from Late Latin immensurabilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin mensurabilis measurable, from mensurare to measure, from Latin mensura measure — more at measure

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“Immensurable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immensurable. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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