Definition of unquantifiable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkwɒntɪfʌɪəb(ə)l/


Impossible to express or measure in terms of quantity: the reasons for these changes are manifold and mostly unquantifiable
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  • It would be a mistake, however, to assume that because certain risks are unquantifiable in their own terms, no comparative judgments can be made with respect to them.
  • This research will also lead to important, but as yet unquantifiable, benefits in terms of improved water quality.
  • Usually this arises in cases where the nature of the damage is such as to be inherently unquantifiable in monetary terms, but I do not think that it is limited to such cases.

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