What is another word for estimable?

Pronunciation: [ˈɛstɪməbə͡l] (IPA)

The word "estimable" is used to describe something or someone who is respected, admirable, and deserving of high regard. Some synonyms for this word include "commendable," "praiseworthy," "honorable," "reputable" and "meritorious". Each of these words captures a similar meaning to the original term, but offers a slightly different shade of nuance. For example, "commendable" suggests that something is deserving of praise, while "reputable" implies that someone or something is well-respected and has a good standing within a certain community. Regardless of the specific synonym used, all convey the same message: that the person or thing being described is highly regarded and worthy of respect.

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What are the hypernyms for Estimable?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for estimable?

Antonyms are words with an opposite meaning to another word. The word "estimable" means worthy of respect and admiration, so its antonyms are words that describe someone or something that is unworthy or disrespected. Some antonyms for estimable include dishonorable, disreputable, infamous, contemptible, and unworthy. These words can be used to describe people or things that are morally reprehensible or lack virtue. It is important to understand antonyms as they help us to better understand the nuances of language and can be helpful when trying to convey a specific message or tone in our writing or speech.

Usage examples for Estimable

Clean, capable of being scrutinised in the sunlight, estimable from a moral and mental standpoint, but absolutely barren of pleasure, and, so far, barren of result.
"To-morrow?"
Victoria Cross
She may be very estimable, and her beauty is, I own, of a high order.
"Won from the Waves"
W.H.G. Kingston
But about the jewels; now you recall the circumstance to my mind, I do recollect that he told me that a young and estimable friend of his was anxious to obtain them; and that he was to come here this morning, with a hundred and fifty milreas, which he was willing to give for them, besides thirty more which he was anxious to offer for masses to be said for the souls of certain unfortunate men who were killed a few days ago."
"The Prime Minister"
W.H.G. Kingston

Famous quotes with Estimable

  • Neither man nor woman can be worth anything until they have discovered that they are fools. This is the first step towards becoming either estimable or agreeable; and until it be taken there is no hope. The sooner the discovery is made the better, as there is more time and power for taking advantage of it. Sometimes the great truth is found out too late to apply to it any effectual remedy. Sometimes it is never found at all; and these form the desperate and inveterate causes of folly, self-conceit, and impertinence.
    William Lamb
  • It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem-and in my esteem age is not estimable.
    George Gordon Byron
  • The rooms were confining, the windows minuscule, the ceilings perilously low. She could not have spent much money on the furnishings, which were shabby, threadbare, nicked, and splintered—I had seen better furniture abandoned at Montreal curbsides. But if her book-cases were humble, they were bowed under the weight of surprisingly many books—almost as many as there had been in the library of the Duncan and Crowley Estate back in Williams Ford. It seemed to me a treasure more estimable than any fine sofa or plush footstool, and worth all the rough economies surrounding it.
    Robert Charles Wilson
  • I have often felt a bitter sorrow at the thought of the German people, which is so estimable in the individual and so wretched in the generality. A comparison of the German people with other peoples arouses a painful feeling, which I try to overcome in every possible way.
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Would you be esteemed? live with persons that are estimable. (p. 57).
    Anne-Thérèse de Marguenat de Courcelles

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