unquantifiable

adjective
un·​quan·​ti·​fi·​able | \ ˌən-ˌkwän-tə-ˈfī-ə-bəl How to pronounce unquantifiable (audio) \

Definition of unquantifiable

: not capable of being quantified : lacking a characteristic that can be measured or expressed as a number or amount Travel, then, is the thing that can never be done badly, where even a failed effort brings unquantifiable rewards.— John Krich

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Other Words from unquantifiable

unquantifiably \ ˌən-​ˌkwän-​tə-​ˈfī-​ə-​blē How to pronounce unquantifiably (audio) \ adverb

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On the flip side, even foods with a less-than-ideal nutritional breakdown can have unquantifiable health benefits. Ellie Krieger, Houston Chronicle, "Here are the diet terms that make dietitians cringe," 19 June 2019 On the flip side, even foods with a less-than-ideal nutritional breakdown can have unquantifiable health benefits. Ellie Krieger, Houston Chronicle, "Here are the diet terms that make dietitians cringe," 19 June 2019 On the flip side, even foods with a less-than-ideal nutritional breakdown can have unquantifiable health benefits. Ellie Krieger, Houston Chronicle, "Here are the diet terms that make dietitians cringe," 19 June 2019 There is an unquantifiable toll in a class of contenders that never existed: trades not made, courses recharted, and luxury taxes averted, all because Golden State loomed. Rob Mahoney, SI.com, "Every Game in the West Will Mean More in the Post-Warriors Era," 3 July 2019 On the flip side, even foods with a less-than-ideal nutritional breakdown can have unquantifiable health benefits. Ellie Krieger, Houston Chronicle, "Here are the diet terms that make dietitians cringe," 19 June 2019 There are other, unquantifiable costs: Britain won’t enjoy the lower tariffs the EU negotiates in new free trade agreements. Greg Ip, WSJ, "Brexit Provides Early Proof of Deglobalization’s Costs," 17 Oct. 2018 On the flip side, even foods with a less-than-ideal nutritional breakdown can have unquantifiable health benefits. Ellie Krieger, Houston Chronicle, "Here are the diet terms that make dietitians cringe," 19 June 2019 On the flip side, even foods with a less-than-ideal nutritional breakdown can have unquantifiable health benefits. Ellie Krieger, Houston Chronicle, "Here are the diet terms that make dietitians cringe," 19 June 2019

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First Known Use of unquantifiable

1890, in the meaning defined above

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