Unmeasurable vs Immeasurable what difference

what is difference between Unmeasurable and Immeasurable

English

Etymology

un- +‎ measurable

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʌnˈmɛʒəɹəbəl/, /ʌnˈmɛʒɹəbəl/

Adjective

unmeasurable (comparative more unmeasurable, superlative most unmeasurable)

  1. Not able to be measured; immeasurable.

Synonyms

  • immensurable

Related terms

  • measurable
  • measure
  • meter


English

Etymology

From im- +‎ measurable.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈmɛʒəɹəbəl/, /ɪˈmɛʒɹəbəl/

Adjective

immeasurable (comparative more immeasurable, superlative most immeasurable)

  1. impossible to measure
  2. vast
    • 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.”

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 nor worthless.

Synonyms

  • immensurable
  • unmeasurable

Antonyms

  • measurable

Translations

Noun

immeasurable (plural immeasurables)

  1. anything that cannot be measured

Translations


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