inestimable

[ in-es-tuh-muh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF inestimable

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The inestimable value of our Federal Union is felt and acknowledged by all.

It was immediately decided that the pictures were inestimable.

I am the man who loves you because he has found in you qualities that are inestimable.

The value to humanity of these two sciences is now established as inestimable.

Its services to the government during the period of the war were inestimable.

"You could be of inestimable value to us," he said in a conversational tone.

The traffic which the French traders introduced was of inestimable value to the poor savages.

The shores were strewed with articles of inestimable value to these poor Indians.

Several of the sailors were drowned; and stores of inestimable value were destroyed.

La Salle purchased several horses, which proved to be of inestimable value to him.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "beyond estimation," from Old French inestimable (14c.) or directly from Latin inaestimabilis, from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + aestimabilis (see estimable). Meaning "too precious to set a value on, priceless" is attested by 1570s. Related: Inestimably.

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