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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Recent Examples on the Web The event carries unmeasurable disappointment, but the fact is moms always find ways to re-purpose things and minimize the waste in the house. Forbes, 4 May 2021 Mundell was an impossible amalgam of theoretical genius, algebraic and especially geometrical lucidity, cultural sensibility, and unmeasurable practical influence. Brian Domitrovic, Forbes, 4 Apr. 2021 The unmeasurable problem of attraction is condensed into two halves of a magnet. Cecilia D'anastasio, Wired, 1 Apr. 2021 The loss is so unbearable, and the hole left in hearts of survivors unmeasurable. Angelina Jolie, Time, 8 Mar. 2021 Intel’s artificial intelligence software ads another tool to their arsenal by taking what may be unmeasurable visually and turning it into something that’s actionable. Washington Post, 5 Mar. 2021 Exum brings some of those intangible, unmeasurable traits. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 3 Jan. 2021 All of America is sacrificing in new and unmeasurable ways, losing far more than football games along the way. Mitch Albom, Detroit Free Press, 12 Aug. 2020 Saag says without greater social distancing efforts by the public, hospitals face an unmeasurable threat. al, 27 June 2020

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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 25 Jun. 2021.

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