measurably

[ mezh-er-uh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF measurably
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He is measurably freed from the seductions of enervating pleasures.

A person is comfortable in mind when contented and measurably satisfied.

Lena was a good soul, that is certain, and measurably instructive.

The rear part is measurably separated from the front by a door.

We first comers, who had huts, were measurably better off than the later arrivals.

The world is big, yet it is measurably ruled by a small Book.

This objection has been measurably removed in this new volume.

Something had to be done to give him measurably congenial occupation.

Viewed in this light, the Pottawatomie massacre was measurably successful.

It is measurably certain that he overheard all or part of the talk.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "moderate," from Old French mesurable "restrained, moderate, sensible; restricted," from Late Latin mensurabilis, from mensurare (see measure (v.)). Meaning "that can be measured" is from mid-14c. Related: Measurably.

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