incalculable

[ in-kal-kyuh-luh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈkæl kyə lə bəl /

adjective

very numerous or great.
unable to be calculated; beyond calculation.
incapable of being forecast or predicted; undeterminable.
uncertain; unsure.

Nearby words

  1. inc.,
  2. inca,
  3. incabloc,
  4. incage,
  5. incaic,
  6. incalescent,
  7. incandesce,
  8. incandescence,
  9. incandescent,
  10. incandescent lamp

Origin of incalculable

First recorded in 1785–95; in-3 + calculable

Related formsin·cal·cu·la·bil·i·ty, in·cal·cu·la·ble·ness, nounin·cal·cu·la·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for incalculably

incalculable

/ (ɪnˈkælkjʊləbəl) /

adjective

beyond calculation; unable to be predicted or determined
Derived Formsincalculability or incalculableness, nounincalculably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for incalculably

incalculable

adj.

1795, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + calculable (see calculate). Related: Incalculably; incalculability.

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