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unmeasured

[ uhn-mezh-erd ]

adjective

  1. of undetermined or indefinitely great extent or amount; unlimited; measureless:

    the unmeasured heavens.

    Synonyms: vast, immense

  2. unrestrained; intemperate:

    unmeasured rage.

    Synonyms: unstinting, lavish

  3. Prosody. not metrical.


unmeasured

/ ʌnˈmɛʒəd /

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 Forms

  • unˈmeasuredly, adverb
  • unˈmeasurable, adjective
  • unˈmeasurableness, noun
  • unˈmeasurably, adverb

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Other Words From

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of unmeasured1

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

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Example Sentences

Mr. O'Connell immediately attacked government in a strain of unmeasured reproach.

The friends of the dissenters, indeed, immediately attacked it with unmeasured violence.

The struggle was over, and Fox vented his rage and disappointment in a speech of unmeasured invective.

Nevertheless, the intelligible Number might be called infinite in the sense that it is unmeasured.

Mr. Platitude was filled with wrath, and abused Dissenters in most unmeasured terms.

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