trea·​sur·​able ˈtre-zhə-rə-bəl How to pronounce treasurable (audio)
: worthy of being treasured : precious

Examples of treasurable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For a compact career survey, Americas Society created a mini-version of that museum and published a tiny takeaway souvenir catalog that distills the essence of a treasurable artist’s life and work. Roberta Smith, New York Times, 15 Dec. 2022 That life force comes through especially vividly in Whoopi Goldberg’s treasurable few scenes as Mamie’s supportive mother, Alma, and also in Hall’s boisterous performance as Emmett, presented here as the most gregarious of jokesters. Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times, 12 Oct. 2022 Hana Videen is one of a rare and treasurable breed of enthusiasts who want to remedy such misconceptions. Henry Hitchings, WSJ, 8 May 2022 Many of the performances are nonpareil, attesting to the treasurable artistry of the one and only Slava. John Von Rhein,, 9 Dec. 2017 As arranged by former CSO music director Artur Rodzinski, the 25-minute suite encapsulates the finest music from this treasurable opera, and the Chicago Symphony gave it its most sumptuous attention. John Von Rhein,, 2 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of treasurable was in 1607

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“Treasurable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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