unmeasured

adjective un·mea·sured \ ˌən-ˈme-zhərd , -ˈmā- \

Definition of unmeasured

: not measured: such as
a : not ascertained in quantity, mass, extent, or degree
  • … to a vast and as yet unexplored and unmeasured tract of Eastern lands.
  • —Nathaniel Hawthorne
b : not limited or restrained
  • unmeasured scorn
  • One began to dream the sensation of wielding unmeasured power.
  • —Henry Adams

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First Known Use of unmeasured

14th century


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