Complete Definition of "immeasurable"

English

Adjective
immeasurable

  1. impossible to measure
  2. vast

Usage notes
Also used tautologically as a spin word to avoid stating explicitly whether someone or something had a positive or negative effect. It is a neutral term equivalent to neither priceless or worthless.

Quotations
2007, Terence Hunt, Longest-serving Bush aide resigns, Associated Press
:"His contribution has been immeasurable," Bush said in a statement. "I value his judgment, and I treasure his friendship."

Synonyms
immensurable; unmeasurable

Antonyms
measurable

Translations
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Czech: nezmÄrný m
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Dutch: onmeetbaar
German: unmeÃbar (1), unermeÃlich (2)
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fa:immeasurable
io:immeasurable
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