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unmeasured

[uhn-mezh-erd]
adjective
  1. of undetermined or indefinitely great extent or amount; unlimited; measureless: the unmeasured heavens.
  2. unrestrained; intemperate: unmeasured rage.
  3. Prosody. not metrical.
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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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Examples from the Web for unmeasurably

Historical Examples

  • Drinking measurably as you need it, and unmeasurably when you need it not.

    A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)

    Richard Baxter

  • During a week unmeasurably long in retrospect, all six of the party had found the ease and sureness of physical acclimation.

    West Of The Sun

    Edgar Pangborn

  • Now he was fond of his wife to a degree of madness, and on that account was unmeasurably jealous of her.


British Dictionary definitions for unmeasurably

unmeasured

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