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unmeasured

[uhn-mezh-erd]
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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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Related Words

infinite, boundless, immeasurable, abysmal, deep, eternal, soundless, unending, unmeasured, unplumbed

Examples from the Web for unmeasured

Historical Examples

  • It was as if a sea in unmeasured storm were billowing nearer and nearer.

    Despair's Last Journey

    David Christie Murray

  • The offence which led to this unmeasured punishment was "looking impudent!"

    The Book-Hunter

    John Hill Burton

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

    Lavengro

    George Borrow

  • Mr. Clay indulged in unmeasured denunciation of the whole thing.

    Hidden Treasures

    Harry A. Lewis

  • Only here is the look of immense, unmeasured, immeasurable age.

    The Book of the National Parks

    Robert Sterling Yard


British Dictionary definitions for unmeasured

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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