unmeasured

[ uhn-mezh-erd ]
/ ʌnˈmɛʒ ərd /

adjective

of undetermined or indefinitely great extent or amount; unlimited; measureless: the unmeasured heavens.
unrestrained; intemperate: unmeasured rage.
Prosody. not metrical.

Nearby words

  1. unmatched,
  2. unmeaning,
  3. unmeaningful,
  4. unmeant,
  5. unmeasurable,
  6. unmediated,
  7. unmeet,
  8. unmemorable,
  9. unmentionable,
  10. unmentionables

Origin of unmeasured

First recorded in 1350–1400, unmeasured is from the Middle English word unmesured. See un-1, measured

Related formsun·meas·ur·a·ble, adjectiveun·meas·ur·a·bly, adverbun·meas·ured·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for unmeasurable

unmeasured

/ (ʌnˈmɛʒəd) /

adjective

measureless; limitless
unrestrained; unlimited or lavish
music without bar lines and hence without a fixed pulse
Derived Formsunmeasurable, adjectiveunmeasurableness, noununmeasurably, adverbunmeasuredly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for unmeasurable

unmeasurable

adj.

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + measurable.

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