[ uhn-mezh-erd ]
/ ʌnˈmɛʒ ərd /


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

Origin of unmeasured

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

Related forms

un·meas·ur·a·ble, adjectiveun·meas·ur·a·bly, adverbun·meas·ured·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unmeasured


/ (ʌnˈmɛʒəd) /


measureless; limitless
unrestrained; unlimited or lavish
music without bar lines and hence without a fixed pulse

Derived Forms

unmeasurable, adjectiveunmeasurableness, noununmeasurably, adverbunmeasuredly, adverb
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