unvaluable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ valuable.

Adjective[edit]

unvaluable (comparative more unvaluable, superlative most unvaluable)

  1. (obsolete) Invaluable; beyond price. [16th-18th c.]
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.4:
      I kon him thanks that he hath had the hap to chuse, and knowledge to cull-out so worthy a worke, and a booke so fit to the purpose, therewith to make so unvaluable a present unto his Countrie.
  2. (rare) Not valuable; having little value. [from 17th c.]