Definition of estimable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈestɪməbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈestɪməbl//
(old-fashioned or formal)
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deserving respect and admiration I would never doubt the worthy intentions of that estimable gentleman. Word Originlate 15th cent. (in the sense ‘able to be estimated or appraised’; earlier in inestimable): via Old French from Latin aestimabilis, from aestimare ‘to estimate’.
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