Origin of inestimable
Examples from the Web for inestimable
They may not sell gold coins as quickly and as well as excessive alarmism, but they have the inestimable advantage of being true.Why the Rush to Sell Gold Coins is Drowning Out Real Critiques of Obama|David Frum|April 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is but of late that the inestimable importance of political principles has been adequately apprehended.Caleb Williams|William Godwin
This inestimable right of representation they have never solicited.The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 6|Samuel Johnson
It was but a poor acknowledgment for the inestimable benefit of occasionally talking with Falstaff over a quart of sack.Obiter Dicta|Augustine Birrell
And she enjoyed the inestimable privilege, accorded to her by the Mother Superior, of weeping as much as she pleased.
Here is the indescribable, inestimable, unmistakable impress of genius.Spare Hours|John Brown
British Dictionary definitions for inestimable
Word Origin and History for inestimable
late 14c., "beyond estimation," from Old French inestimable (14c.) or directly from Latin inaestimabilis, from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + aestimabilis (see estimable). Meaning "too precious to set a value on, priceless" is attested by 1570s. Related: Inestimably.