[ uhn-mezh-erd ]
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  1. of undetermined or indefinitely great extent or amount; unlimited; measureless: the unmeasured heavens.

  2. unrestrained; intemperate: unmeasured rage.

  1. Prosody. not metrical.

Origin of unmeasured

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

Other words for unmeasured

Other words from unmeasured

  • un·meas·ur·a·ble, adjective
  • un·meas·ur·a·bly, adverb
  • un·meas·ured·ly, adverb

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How to use unmeasured in a sentence

  • But now he comprehended the unmeasurable longing that had, for the time, banished every other consideration from the younger man.

    Cytherea | Joseph Hergesheimer
  • The infinite goodness of God, and his unmeasurable love and mercy.

  • They have been public-minded, able, far-seeing men and women, and they have rendered an unmeasurable service.

    The Holy Earth | L. H. Bailey
  • The unmeasurable ambition of the Emperor, and his total want of moral principle and honor, are suspected.

  • She soweth her seed of flattery, she invades his spirit and intangleth him with continuall snares of unmeasurable love.

    The Golden Asse | Lucius Apuleius

British Dictionary definitions for unmeasured


/ (ʌnˈmɛʒəd) /

  1. measureless; limitless

  2. unrestrained; unlimited or lavish

  1. music without bar lines and hence without a fixed pulse

Derived forms of unmeasured

  • unmeasurable, adjective
  • unmeasurableness, noun
  • unmeasurably, adverb
  • unmeasuredly, adverb

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