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in·es·ti·ma·ble

 (ĭn-ĕs′tə-mə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to estimate or compute: inestimable damage. See Synonyms at incalculable.
2. Of immeasurable value or worth; invaluable: "shared all the inestimable advantages of being wealthy, good-looking, confident and intelligent" (Doris Kearns Goodwin).

in·es′ti·ma·bly adv.

inestimable

(ɪnˈɛstɪməbəl)
adj
1. not able to be estimated; immeasurable
2. of immeasurable value
inˌestimaˈbility, inˈestimableness n
inˈestimably adv

in•es•ti•ma•ble

(ɪnˈɛs tə mə bəl)

adj.
1. incapable of being estimated or assessed; incalculable: to do inestimable harm.
2. too precious to be estimated or appreciated; invaluable; priceless: an inestimable champion of freedom.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
in•es`ti•ma•bil′i•ty, in•es′ti•ma•ble•ness, n.
in•es′ti•ma•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inestimable - beyond calculation or measure; "of incalculable value"; "an incomputable amount"; "jewels of inestimable value"; "immeasurable wealth"
incalculable - not capable of being computed or enumerated

inestimable

adjective incalculable, invaluable, priceless, precious, prodigious, immeasurable, beyond price Human life is of inestimable value.

inestimable

adjective
1. Of great value:
Idioms: beyond price, of great price.
Translations

inestimable

[ɪnˈestɪməbl] ADJ [value, benefit] → inapreciable, inestimable; [harm] → incalculable

inestimable

[ɪnˈɛstɪməbəl] adj [value] → inestimable, incalculable

inestimable

adjunschätzbar

inestimable

[ɪnˈɛstɪməbl] adjinestimabile, incalcolabile
References in classic literature ?
And his suggestions on the question of dress--which too often assumes the nature of a problemwere of inestimable value to his father-in-law.
In the name of Heaven," cried Hepzibah, provoked only to intenser indignation by this outgush of the inestimable tenderness of a stern nature,--"in God's name, whom you insult, and whose power I could almost question, since he hears you utter so many false words without palsying your tongue,--give over, I beseech you, this loathsome pretence of affection for your victim
Just so with the head; but with this difference: about the head this envelope, though not so thick, is of a boneless toughness, inestimable by any man who has not handled it.
On frosty nights the humane Negro prowler would warm the end of the plank and put it up under the cold claws of chickens roosting in a tree; a drowsy hen would step on to the comfortable board, softly clucking her gratitude, and the prowler would dump her into his bag, and later into his stomach, perfectly sure that in taking this trifle from the man who daily robbed him of an inestimable treasure--his liberty--he was not committing any sin that God would remember against him in the Last Great Day.
And he also put into the hat certain schoolboy treasures of almost inestimable value -- among them a lump of chalk, an India-rubber ball, three fishhooks, and one of that kind of marbles known as a "sure 'nough crystal.
Jane, too, had had the inestimable advantage of a sorrow; not the natural grief at the loss of her aged father and mother, for she had been content to let them go; but something far deeper.
Madam, you may: she shall be placed in that nursery of chosen plants, and I trust she will show herself grateful for the inestimable privilege of her election.
Vanstone, at an early period of our conversation, that my niece presents the man of her choice with no other dowry than the most inestimable of all gifts -- the gift of herself.
I have no doubt that it was largely nervousness that kept the mysterious playwright so long fumbling behind the scenes, for it was obvious that it would be no ordinary sort of play, no every-day domestic drama, that would satisfy this young lady, to whom life had given, by way of prologue, the inestimable blessing of wealth, and the privilege, as a matter of course, of choosing as she would among the grooms (that is, the bride-grooms) of the romantic British aristocracy.
Could my weak warrant add security to the inestimable pledge of this holy pilgrim, I would pledge name and fame that Ivanhoe gives this proud knight the meeting he desires.
The commerce of this place, and the number of merchants that resort thither from all parts of the world, are above description, and so richly laden are the ships that come hither, that when the Indians would express a thing of inestimable price, they say, "It is of greater value than a ship of Jodda.
She is the product of an Alchemy of such virtue that he who is able to practise it, will turn her into pure gold of inestimable worth.