un·​mea·​sur·​able | \ ˌən-ˈme-zhə-rə-bəl How to pronounce unmeasurable (audio) , -ˈmā-; -ˈmezh-rə-, -ˈmāzh- \

Definition of unmeasurable

1 : not measurable : of a degree, extent, or amount incapable of being measured : indeterminable Five people had levels so low they were unmeasurable.— Andrew Weil
2 : of a great or excessive degree or amount : immoderate, boundless my unmeasurable gratitude unmeasurable wealth

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First Known Use of unmeasurable

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Unmeasurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmeasurable. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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