incompetent at being calculated indefinitely considerable illimitable immensurable vast
- impractical to measure
- beyond calculation or measure
- Incapble of being assessed; indefinitely substantial; illimitable; immensurable; vast.
mid-15c., from im- + measurable. It could alternate with immensurable (1530s), from French, from Late Latin immensurabilis, from assimilated type of in- "not" + mensurabilis "able become measured," from mensurare "determine." Relevant: Immeasurably.
(a.) Incapble of being measured; indefinitely substantial; illimitable; immensurable; vast.
And the Buddhist adaptation of it, avoiding some of the difficulties common to it and to the allied European theories of fate and predestination, tries to explain the weight of the universe in its action on the individual, the heavy hand of the immeasurable past we cannot escape, the close connexion between all forms of life, and the mysteries of inherited character.