Es"ti*ma*ble (?), a. [F. estimable, or L. aestimabilis. See Esteem.]

1.

Capable of being estimated or valued; as, estimable damage.

Paley. .

2.

Valuable; worth a great price.

[R.]

A pound of man's flesh, taken from a man, Is not so estimable, profitable neither, As flesh of muttons, beefs, or goats. Shak.

3.

Worth of esteem or respect; deserving our good opinion or regard.

A lady said of her two companions, that one was more amiable, the other more estimable. Sir W. Temple.

 

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Es"ti*ma*ble (?), n.

A thing worthy of regard.

[R.]

One of the peculiar estimables of her country. Sir T. Browne.

 

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