in-valuable

invaluable

[in-val-yoo-uh-buhl]
adjective
beyond calculable or appraisable value; of inestimable worth; priceless: an invaluable art collection; her invaluable assistance.

Origin:
1570–80; in-3 + valuable, in obsolete sense “capable of valuation”

invaluableness, noun
invaluably, adverb


precious.


worthless.
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invaluable (ɪnˈvæljʊəbəl)
 
adj
having great value that is impossible to calculate; priceless
 
in'valuableness
 
n
 
in'valuably
 
adv

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invaluable
1570s, from in- "not" + value "estimate the worth of" + -able.
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