incalculable

adjective in·cal·cu·la·ble \ (ˌ)in-ˈkal-kyə-lə-bəl \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of incalculable

:not capable of being calculated: such as
a :very great
  • did incalculable damage
b :not predictable :uncertain
  • an incalculable outcome

incalculability

play \(ˌ)in-ˌkal-kyə-lə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

incalculably

play \(ˌ)in-ˈkal-kyə-lə-blē\ adverb

Examples of incalculable in a Sentence

  1. The extent of the damage is incalculable.

  2. The collection is of incalculable value to historians.

  3. The future consequences of their decision are incalculable.

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First Known Use of incalculable

1795


INCALCULABLE Defined for English Language Learners

incalculable

adjective

Definition of incalculable for English Language Learners

  • : very large or great

  • : not able to be predicted



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