incalculable


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in·cal·cu·la·ble

 (ĭn-kăl′kyə-lə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Impossible to calculate: an incalculable number of ants.
b. Too great to be calculated or reckoned: incalculable suffering.
2. Impossible to foresee; unpredictable: "The motions of her mind were as incalculable as the flit of a bird" (Edith Wharton).

in·cal′cu·la·bil′i·ty n.
in·cal′cu·la·bly adv.
Synonyms: incalculable, countless, immeasurable, incomputable, inestimable, infinite, innumerable, measureless
These adjectives mean being greater than can be calculated or reckoned: incalculable riches; countless hours; an immeasurable distance; an incomputable amount; jewels of inestimable value; an infinite number of reasons; innumerable difficulties; measureless power.

incalculable

(ɪnˈkælkjʊləbəl)
adj
beyond calculation; unable to be predicted or determined
inˌcalculaˈbility, inˈcalculableness n
inˈcalculably adv

in•cal•cu•la•ble

(ɪnˈkæl kyə lə bəl)

adj.
1. unable to be calculated.
2. very numerous or great.
3. uncertain; not determinable.
[1785–95]
in•cal`cu•la•bil′i•ty, n.
in•cal′cu•la•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incalculable - not capable of being computed or enumerated
indeterminable, undeterminable - not capable of being definitely decided or ascertained
calculable - capable of being calculated or estimated; "a calculable risk"; "calculable odds"

incalculable

incalculable

adjective
Translations
لا يُحْصى
nespočetnýnevypočitatelný
uberegneligutallig
óútreiknanlegur
nesuskaičiuojamas
neaprēķināmsnesaskaitāms
nevypočítateľný

incalculable

[ɪnˈkælkjʊləbl] ADJincalculable

incalculable

[ɪnˈkælkjʊləbəl] adjincalculable

incalculable

adj
amountunschätzbar, unermesslich; damage, harmunermesslich, unabsehbar; consequencesunabsehbar
(Math) → nicht berechenbar
character, moodunberechenbar, unvorhersehbar

incalculable

[ɪnˈkælkjʊləbl] adjincalcolabile

incalculable

(inˈkӕlkjuləbl) adjective
not able to be calculated; very great.
References in classic literature ?
For example," said the Great Philanthropist, watching the teardrops pattering in the dust, "these early rains are of incalculable advantage to the farmer.
But sometimes, especially upon the Line in the Pacific, this plan will not answer at all; because such incalculable hosts of sharks gather round the moored carcase, that were he left so for six hours, say, on a stretch, little more than the skeleton would be visible by morning.
These very mirages are the unthinkable and incalculable congeries of appearances that crowd in upon you and form you out of the past, and that sweep you on into dissemination into other unthinkable and incalculable congeries of appearances to people the ghost land of the future.
It might do incalculable mischief to his business prospects.
Trent had always felt that the man was his enemy - certainly the power to do him incalculable harm, if not to altogether ruin him, was his now.
When I stand among these mighty Leviathan skeletons, skulls, tusks, jaws, ribs, and vertebrae, all characterized by partial resemblances to the existing breeds of sea-monsters; but at the same time bearing on the other hand similar affinities to the annihilated antichronical Leviathans, their incalculable seniors; I am, by a flood, borne back to that wondrous period, ere time itself can be said to have begun; for time began with man.
The good he has done to everybody here, from his peasants up to the gentry, is incalculable.
Rather, from the strange fact that the robber had left no traces, and had happened to know the nick of time, utterly incalculable by mortal agents, when Silas would go away from home without locking his door, the more probable conclusion seemed to be, that his disreputable intimacy in that quarter, if it ever existed, had been broken up, and that, in consequence, this ill turn had been done to Marner by somebody it was quite in vain to set the constable after.
Because it requires incalculable strength to keep one's self in these strata and resist their pressure.
Two abysmal beasts sprang at each other's throats that day beneath the shadow of earth's oldest cliffs--the man of now and the man-thing of the earliest, forgotten then, imbued by the same deathless passion that has come down unchanged through all the epochs, periods and eras of time from the beginning, and which shall continue to the incalculable end--woman, the imperishable Alpha and Omega of life.
It was hours later, in the very middle of the night, that one of God's mysterious messengers, gliding ahead of the incalculable host of his companions sweeping westward with the dawn line, pronounced the awakening word in the ear of the sleeper, who sat upright and spoke, he knew not why, a name, he knew not whose.
By the merest chance, as things do happen, lucky and unlucky, terrible or tender, important or unimportant; and even things which are neither, things so completely neutral in character that you would wonder why they do happen at all if you didn't know that they, too, carry in their insignificance the seeds of further incalculable chances.