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estimable


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Estimable  \Es"ti*ma*ble\,  a.  [F.  estimable,  or  L.  aestimabilis 
  See  {Esteem}.] 
  1.  Capable  of  being  estimated  or  valued;  as  estimable 
  damage.  --Paley.  . 
 
  2.  Valuable;  worth  a  great  price.  [R.] 
 
  A  pound  of  man's  flesh,  taken  from  a  man,  Is  not  so 
  estimable,  profitable  neither,  As  flesh  of  muttons, 
  beefs,  or  goats.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Worth  of  esteem  or  respect;  deserving  our  good  opinion  or 
  regard. 
 
  A  lady  said  of  her  two  companions,  that  one  was  more 
  amiable,  the  other  more  estimable.  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Estimable  \Es"ti*ma*ble\,  n. 
  A  thing  worthy  of  regard.  [R.] 
 
  One  of  the  peculiar  estimables  of  her  country.  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  estimable 
  adj  1:  deserving  of  respect  or  high  regard  [ant:  {contemptible}] 
  2:  deserving  of  esteem  and  respect;  "all  respectable  companies 
  give  guarantees";  "ruined  the  family's  good  name"  [syn:  {good}, 
  {honorable},  {respectable}] 
  3:  may  be  computed  or  estimated;  "a  calculable  risk"; 
  "computable  odds";  "estimable  assets"  [syn:  {computable}] 




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