inestimable

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adjective in·es·ti·ma·ble \(ˌ)i-ˈnes-tə-mə-bəl\

Definition of inestimable

  1. 1 :  incapable of being estimated or computed <storms caused inestimable damage>

  2. 2 :  too valuable or excellent to be measured or appreciated <has performed an inestimable service for his country>

inestimably

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Examples of inestimable in a sentence

  1. He has made inestimable contributions to our society.

  2. <Einstein's inestimable contributions to science.>

Origin and Etymology of inestimable

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin inaestimabilis, from in- + aestimabilis estimable


First Known Use: 14th century


INESTIMABLE Defined for English Language Learners

inestimable

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adjective in·es·ti·ma·ble \(ˌ)i-ˈnes-tə-mə-bəl\

Definition of inestimable for English Language Learners

  • : too great, valuable, or excellent to be measured



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