estimable

[ es-tuh-muh-buhl ]
/ ˈɛs tə mə bəl /

adjective

worthy of esteem; deserving respect or admiration.
capable of being estimated.

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Origin of estimable

1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French < Latin aestimābilis, equivalent to aestim(āre) to esteem + -ābilis -able

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British Dictionary definitions for estimable

estimable
/ (ˈɛstɪməbəl) /

adjective

worthy of respect; deserving of admirationmy estimable companion

Derived forms of estimable

estimableness, nounestimably, adverb
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