measureless

adjective

mea·​sure·​less ˈme-zhər-ləs How to pronounce measureless (audio)
ˈmā-
1
: having no observable limit : immeasurable
the measureless universe
2
: very great
had measureless energy

Examples of measureless in a Sentence

the bodies of the fallen sailors were consigned to the measureless depths of the sea

Word History

Etymology

Middle English mesurles, from mesur, mesure measure entry 1 + -les -less

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of measureless was in the 14th century

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“Measureless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/measureless. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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measureless

adjective
mea·​sure·​less ˈmezh-ər-ləs How to pronounce measureless (audio)
ˈmāzh-
: being without or beyond measure : immeasurable
the measureless universe

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