immeasurable

  • 1 Immeasurable — Im*meas ur*a*ble, a. [Pref. im not + measurable: cf. F. measurable. Cf. {Immensurable}, {Unmeasurable}.] Incapable of being measured; indefinitely extensive; illimitable; immensurable; vast. [1913 Webster] Of depth immeasurable. Milton. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 immeasurable — index far reaching, indeterminate, inestimable, infinite, innumerable, profuse, unlimited Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Willia …

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  • 3 immeasurable — (adj.) mid 15c., from IM (Cf. im ) + MEASURABLE (Cf. measurable). It could alternate with immensurable (1530s), from French, from L.L. immensurabilis, from assimilated form of in not + mensurabilis able to be measured, from mensurare to measure.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 immeasurable — [adj] infinite, incalculable alive with, bottomless, boundless, countless, crawling with, endless, extensive, illimitable, immense, indefinite, inestimable, inexhaustible, jillion*, large, limitless, measureless, no end of*, no end to*, umpteen* …

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  • 5 immeasurable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ too large or extreme to measure. DERIVATIVES immeasurably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 immeasurable — [i mezh′ər ə bəl] adj. that cannot be measured; boundless; vast immeasurability n. immeasurableness immeasurably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 immeasurable — [[t]ɪme̱ʒərəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ (emphasis) If you describe something as immeasurable, you are emphasizing how great it is. [FORMAL] I felt an immeasurable love for him... His contribution is immeasurable, almost impossible to put into words …

    English dictionary

  • 8 immeasurable — im|meas|ur|a|ble [ ı meʒərəbl ] adjective FORMAL a distance or quality that is immeasurable is so large or extreme that it cannot be measured: an immeasurable loss …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 immeasurable — UK [ɪˈmeʒərəb(ə)l] / US adjective formal a distance or quality that is immeasurable is so large or extreme that it cannot be measured an immeasurable loss …

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  • 10 immeasurable — immeasurability, immeasurableness, n. immeasurably, adv. /i mezh euhr euh beuhl/, adj. incapable of being measured; limitless: the immeasurable vastness of the universe. [1350 1400; ME immesurable. See IM 2, MEASURABLE] * * * …

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  • 11 immeasurable — adjective a) impossible to measure His contribution has been immeasurable, Bush said in a statement. I value his judgment, and I treasure his friendship. b) vast Syn: immensurable, unmeasurable …

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  • 12 immeasurable — im|mea|su|ra|ble [ıˈmeʒərəbəl] adj used to emphasize that something is too big or too extreme to be measured ▪ The refugee problem has now reached immeasurable proportions. >immeasurably adv ▪ Your Spanish has improved immeasurably …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 immeasurable — adjective too big or too extreme to be measured: This latest scandal has done immeasurable damage to his reputation. immeasurably adverb: The company s position has improved immeasurably since last year …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 immeasurable — adjective the immeasurable riches provided to us by nature Syn: incalculable, inestimable, innumerable, untold; limitless, boundless, unbounded, unlimited, illimitable, infinite, countless, never ending, interminable, endless, inexhaustible; vast …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 immeasurable — adjective Date: 14th century incapable of being measured; broadly indefinitely extensive • immeasurableness noun • immeasurably adverb …

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  • 16 immeasurable — Synonyms and related words: Gargantuan, all comprehensive, all inclusive, amplitudinous, astronomical, awesome, boundless, bulky, colossal, cosmic, countless, endless, enormous, eternal, exhaustless, extending everywhere, extensive, galactic,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 immeasurable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. limitless (see infinity). Ant., finite. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. limitless, vast, extensive; see endless 1 , large 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. infinite, boundless, vast, inestimable,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 immeasurable — im·meas·ur·a·ble || ɪ meÊ’É™rÉ™bl adj. cannot be measured; immense, enormous …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 immeasurable — adjective too large, extensive, or extreme to measure. Derivatives immeasurability noun immeasurably adverb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 immeasurable — a. Illimitable, limitless, boundless, unbounded, measureless, immense, infinite …

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