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priceless

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Pronunciation: /ˈprʌɪsləs
 
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Definition of priceless in English:

adjective

1So precious that its value cannot be determined: priceless works of art
More example sentences
  • Tim Corum, head of collections with Leeds museums, said the home was a priceless treasure for the city.
  • One of the world's rarest cars is a Vauxhall built at Luton, the priceless Silver Bullet.
  • Vincent van Gogh was a failure, but today, his paintings are priceless works of art.
Synonyms
of incalculable value/worth, of inestimable value/worth, of immeasurable value/worth, invaluable, beyond price, without price, worth its weight in gold, worth a king's ransom;
rare, irreplaceable, incomparable, unparalleled, expensive, costly, high-priced, at a premium, rich, dear, choice, fine, exquisite, treasured, prized, precious, cherished
2 informal Very amusing: darling, you’re priceless!
More example sentences
  • The ads in the comic are priceless, much more interesting than the comic itself.
  • Dana was still making her call when the shots went off, so the shocked look on her face was beyond priceless.
  • The look on his face was absolutely priceless.
Synonyms
hilarious, extremely amusing, very funny, comic, comical, riotous, uproarious, screamingly/hysterically funny, too funny for words, side-splitting, rib-tickling, absurd, ridiculous
informal a scream, a hoot
dated killing, killingly funny

Derivatives

pricelessly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • The handful of folks there didn't have any idea what was going down or who any of us were, but they witnessed a pricelessly rare jam session that night.
  • In retrospect, Leonard Cohen's Death of a Lady's Man from '77 is pricelessly charming.
  • It was a moment you couldn't wrap up and tie in a ribbon, both fleeting and ageless, freely given and pricelessly received.

pricelessness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • If I could add something it would be that this was the year that revealed to me in all its pricelessness, the treasure of friends.
  • Second, was this sale based on the fame and creativity of a ‘painting master,’ or the pricelessness and exalted status of a ‘religious master?’
  • The first of the big public environmental disputes occurred in the 1960s, when the celebrated purity and scientific pricelessness of Lake Baikal appeared to be threatened by new wood-processing plants.

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