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unmeasured

[uhn-mezh-erd] /ʌnˈmɛʒ ərd/
adjective
1.
of undetermined or indefinitely great extent or amount; unlimited; measureless:
the unmeasured heavens.
2.
unrestrained; intemperate:
unmeasured rage.
3.
Prosody. not metrical.
Origin of unmeasured
1350-1400
First recorded in 1350-1400, unmeasured is from the Middle English word unmesured. See un-1, measured
Related forms
unmeasurable, adjective
unmeasurably, adverb
unmeasuredly, adverb
Synonyms
1. immense, vast. 2. unstinting, lavish.
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Examples from the Web for unmeasurably
Historical Examples
  • Drinking measurably as you need it, and unmeasurably when you need it not.

  • During a week unmeasurably long in retrospect, all six of the party had found the ease and sureness of physical acclimation.

    West Of The Sun Edgar Pangborn
  • Now he was fond of his wife to a degree of madness, and on that account was unmeasurably jealous of her.

    The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus
British Dictionary definitions for unmeasurably

unmeasured

/ʌnˈmɛʒəd/
adjective
1.
measureless; limitless
2.
unrestrained; unlimited or lavish
3.
(music) without bar lines and hence without a fixed pulse
Derived Forms
unmeasurable, adjective
unmeasurableness, noun
unmeasurably, adverb
unmeasuredly, adverb
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