treasurable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

treasure +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

treasurable (comparative more treasurable, superlative most treasurable)

  1. Capable of or worthy of being treasured.
    • 1910-12, Gilbert Cannan (translator), Romain Rolland (author), Jean-Christophe, Journey's End (2007 Wildside Press ed.), →ISBN, p. 323:
      I had but two treasurable things in the world: my friend and my soul.
    • 1995, Stephen R. Donaldson, Chaos and Order: The Gap Into Madness[1], →ISBN, page 21:
      He beamed his appreciation. Meticulousness was a rare and treasurable quality.