A powerful, fair and intelligent political leader is an example of someone who is estimable.
- Obs. that can be estimated or evaluated; calculable
- worthy of esteem; deserving to be respected or valued
Origin of estimableMiddle English and Old French from Classical Latin aestimabilis from aestimare: see esteem
- Possible to estimate: estimable assets; an estimable distance.
- Deserving of esteem; admirable: an estimable young professor.
Origin of estimableMiddle English from Old French from Latin aestimābilis from aestimāre to value
(comparative more estimable, superlative most estimable)
Borrowing from Middle French estimable.