nonquantifiable

nonquantifiable

(ˌnɒnˈkwɒntɪˌfaɪəbəl)
adj
not capable of being quantified
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Given community college students' positive responses to developmental education, we might reconsider the phasing out of remediation in community colleges, and think critically about whether expediency-oriented programs and "co-requisite" courses will help underprepared students achieve the largely nonquantifiable outcomes described in the current study.
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quantifiable and nonquantifiable effects) of Federal rules and
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Some people contend that GMOs pose risks to the environment (including biodiversity), to intelligible moral commitments, or to nonquantifiable values.
measured the content of HMF in Bouillon sauce, and nonquantifiable traces were observed [28].