INESTIMABLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INESTIMABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
inestimable
 a.  beyond calculation or measure
Classic Sentence:
1  A diamond necklace, with pendants of inestimable value, were by this means also made more conspicuous.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  The value of a man like Henry, on such an occasion, is what you can have no conception of; so you must take it upon my word to be inestimable.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
3  He thoroughly knows his own mind, and acts up to his resolutions: an inestimable quality.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
4  Holmes, however, like all great artists, lived for his art's sake, and, save in the case of the Duke of Holdernesse, I have seldom known him claim any large reward for his inestimable services.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
5  Just so with the head; but with this difference: about the head this envelope, though not so thick, is of a boneless toughness, inestimable by any man who has not handled it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 76. The Battering-Ram.
6  I could not endure the sight; could not possibly fly his howlings; all comfort, sleep itself, inestimable reason would leave me on the long intolerable voyage.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 123. The Musket.
7  It was a great augmentation of my uneasiness to be bereaved, at this eventful crisis, of the inestimable services of Miss Mills.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
8  I was cut to the quick at the idea of having lost the inestimable privilege of listening to the gifted Kurtz.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
9  This revelation seemed to me inestimably precious.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: II
Example Sentence:
1  And he also put into the hat certain schoolboy treasures of almost inestimable value -- among them a lump of chalk, an India-rubber ball, three fishhooks, and one of that kind of marbles known as a "sure 'nough crystal."
2  In this sense, the encyclopedic cultural value and historic significance of Dunhuang are inestimable.