beyond measure

To an extreme degree; exceedingly. For example, Her attitude annoys me beyond measure. This term was first recorded in 1526.

Words Nearby beyond measure

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How to use beyond measure in a sentence

  • It was a very little matter, but men being weak in certain directions, it delighted Edgar and annoyed Sebastian beyond measure.

  • This delighted them beyond measure, and to help the impression they wished to be dressed alike, down to the smallest detail.

    The Story of the Big Front Door | Mary Finley Leonard
  • I was troubled beyond measure, but Handitch and its intimations were clear and strong.

    The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
  • This story of the war is such a book, brilliant and effective beyond measure.

    Girls and Women | Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}