Estimable meaning

ĕstə-mə-bəl
Deserving of esteem; admirable.

An estimable young professor.

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The definition of estimable is worthy or deserving of great respect.

A powerful, fair and intelligent political leader is an example of someone who is estimable.

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Possible to estimate.

Estimable assets; an estimable distance.

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That can be estimated or evaluated; calculable.
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Worthy of esteem; deserving to be respected or valued.
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Worthy of esteem; admirable.
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(archaic) Valuable.
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Capable of being estimated.
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Origin of estimable

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin aestimābilis from aestimāre to value

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Middle French estimable.

    From Wiktionary