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ɪnˈvæl yu ə bəlin·valu·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. invaluable, pricelessadjective

    having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth


  1. invaluableadjective

    Of great value; costly, precious, priceless.

  2. invaluableadjective

    Very useful.

  3. invaluableadjective

    Beyond calculable or appraisable value; of inestimable worth

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Invaluableadjective

    Precious above estimation; inestimable.

    Etymology: in and valuable.

    The faith it produced would not be so free an act as it ought, to which are annexed all the glorious and invaluable privileges of believing. Francis Atterbury.


  1. invaluable

    Invaluable refers to something extremely useful, beneficial, or of great importance that its value is difficult to measure or quantify; priceless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Invaluableadjective

    valuable beyond estimation; inestimable; priceless; precious

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Invaluable

    in-val′ū-a-bl, adj. that cannot be valued: priceless.—adv. Inval′uably.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of invaluable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of invaluable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of invaluable in a Sentence

  1. Walter Bagehot:

    The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards.

  2. Emily Webb:

    Older museum collections are a tremendous resource for bioarchaeologists and archaeological scientists, this study is an excellent example of how modern bioarchaeological and scientific methods can be applied to these invaluable collections to shed important new light on the past.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    Holy Father, we are grateful for your invaluable support of our new beginning with the Cuban people, which holds out the promise of better relations between our countries, greater cooperation across our hemisphere, and a better life for the Cuban people.

  4. Rachel Walton:

    Stephanie Mines is brilliant in her ability to articulate the complexities of shock and trauma, along with the framework for healing that she has developed. This makes her classes deeply gratifying and inspiring. I now have invaluable tools that support me in caring for myself, as well as skills and a new perspective that helps me in my care of others.

  5. William E. Channing:

    It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.

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