American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Possible to estimate: estimable assets; an estimable distance.
- adj. Deserving of esteem; admirable: an estimable young professor.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being estimated or valued: as, estimable damage.
- Valuable; worth a price.
- Worthy of esteem or respect; deserving of good opinion or regard.
- n. That which is valuable or highly esteemed; one who or that which is worthy of regard.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being estimated or valued.
- adj. rare Valuable; worth a great price.
- adj. Worth of esteem or respect; deserving our good opinion or regard.
- n. rare A thing worthy of regard.
- adj. deserving of esteem and respect
- adj. may be computed or estimated
- adj. deserving of respect or high regard
- Middle English, from Old French, from Latin aestimābilis, from aestimāre, to value. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“When a married man becomes what you call estimable," said Donna”
“The 'estimable' critic Ben Davis wows the pseudo Marxists/Socialists, but the guy should actually try and be a real Socialist for one month and then get back to us.”
“I am naturally, ...err , flattered that you refer to me as 'estimable', but am surprised that the only answer to the perfectly justified observation I made that it is 'bonkers' to assert that there have been 'deliberate moves' to break up the normal family as an aside, whatever that is is to make this comment:”
“This great small research university is mentioned in passing by Gregg Easterbrook as among the "estimable" colleges (though it actually belongs in the "slightly less good than the elites" category).”
“Aunt Julia says he is really a very estimable man -- Cordelia, if I was a man I just wouldn't be an 'estimable' one.”
“But the action was nonetheless 'estimable' and the navy commandos intercept the Mavi Marmara on its way to break the”
“When the whistle blew for the wind-up of the strategy, the Columbia men were the top dogs concluded the "estimable" Stanford team.”
“He argues that the risk of a true asset class is "estimable".”
“Plenty of universities favor faculty candidates with terminal degrees from well-regarded departments at estimable schools.”
“Here's how the estimable David Leonhardt summarized the situation on his New York Times blog:”
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