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"While I’m sure we’re all immeasurably relieved that you’ll be looking after the Blackthorn children," said Luke, "Helen is one of them.
Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  beyond calculation or measure; or not possible to measure
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immeasurable immeasurably
Word Prefix:  The prefix, "im" often means "not"; as "impossible" is "not possible" or "immature" is "not mature".
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  • "While I’m sure we’re all immeasurably relieved that you’ll be looking after the Blackthorn children," said Luke, "Helen is one of them.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • I settled into rituals, which improved the quality of my existence immeasurably.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Veronica herself will be a travel agent and murder mystery writer and the proud mother of seven bright-eyed, immeasurably happy girls.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Staring out into the immeasurably vast sea of stars, Wells could easily imagine that they were the only two living things in the entire universe.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100

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  • The champagne had boosted his spirits immeasurably.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Alec Bings set up an enormous telescope and invited everyone to see the other side of the moon, and the Humbug wandered through the crowd accepting congratulations and recounting in great detail his brave exploits, most of which gained immeasurably in the telling.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • For a period of time, immeasurable now that nothing can be quantified, my caseworker tries in a variety of ways to convince me to leave with her.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • So her bargaining position was immeasurably strengthened.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • A Louisiana cavalryman believed that a Yankee triumph would be "more galling in its tyranny than the darkest horror under which Ireland or Poland has ever groaned," and a Mississippi officer feared it would mean descent "to a depth of degredation immeasurably below that of the Helots of Greece."
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Now while despair over her loss encircled my throat like hands, I understood for the first time how hopeless was my love for her, and also how immeasurably huge was my lust.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • The anointing was quick and immeasurably gentle, a feather touch by the Abbot’s rapidly moving thumb.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • The single shafts stood immeasurably tall, out of scale to the rest of the earth.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • We’ve never had to worry about having an immeasurably precious object with us before.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • There he was, with the pen still between his fingers, and a vast, immeasurable tract of written space behind him!
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Some of the scenes thus revealed were of immeasurable grandeur and of absorbing interest.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • I saw his body, so immeasurably vital, stretched in the air above me, a fleeting, furred rainbow.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The cell was clean, though empty, and dry, though situated at an immeasurable distance under the earth.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • There was no comparison; the wait had been immeasurably worse.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Above him there was now nothing but the sky—the lofty sky, not clear yet still immeasurably lofty, with gray clouds gliding slowly across it.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • One that made them immeasurably powerful.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • One can no longer distinguish whence in this now quiet silvery landscape it comes; ghostly, invisible, it is everywhere, between heaven and earth it rolls on immeasurably.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • He was aided immeasurably by Hungry Joe’s nightmares.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Sometimes I have endeavoured to discover what quality it is which he possesses that elevates him so immeasurably above any other person I ever knew.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • But think of the enormous, immeasurable durations it can give you out of time.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • I am filled with wonder when I consider the immeasurable contrasts between the two lives which it connects.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • The terrific character of their merciless enemies increased immeasurably the natural horrors of warfare.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • That unblinkingly vivid Japanese sun seems the blazing focus of the glassy ocean’s immeasurable burning-glass.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • I saw they were full of stupid admiration; she is so immeasurably superior to them — to everybody on earth, is she not, Nelly?’
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • The possessor would be immeasurably rich, would he not?
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • The gates of memory would roll open—old joys would stretch out their arms to them, old hopes and dreams would call to them, and they would stir beneath the burden that lay upon them, and feel its forever immeasurable weight.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • He can fill that tiny span with meaning, so its quality is immeasurable though its quantity may be insignificant.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • For a fleeting immeasurable instant, he pressed her body close to his.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • The wall, inside which he had thought himself, as suddenly leaped back before him to an immeasurable distance.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Sophie was watching Hekate as Scathach spoke, and for an instant she glimpsed something dark and immeasurably old behind the girl’s eyes.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Having uttered those words in a most lamentable and heart-broken tone: to the immeasurable delight of her hearers: Miss Nancy paused, winked to the company, nodded smilingly round, and disappeared.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • As they took wing for this it seemed to him that they were flying indeed, flying far up into the cloudy night, with Starkfield immeasurably below them, falling away like a speck in space.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • His case had just grown immeasurably more difficult, but maybe that was offset by the fact that his relationship with his client had gotten easier.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Could its transmission have been immeasurably increased by some unknown system of levers?
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Smaug lay, with wings folded like an immeasurable bat, turned partly on one side, so that the hobbit could see his underparts and his long pale belly crusted with gems and fragments of gold from his long lying on his costly bed.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • His eyes held mine for an immeasurable moment.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • The voice seemed far away and immeasurably dreary, sometimes high in the air and thin, sometimes like a low moan from the ground.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • And so the two young men said nothing, and busied themselves in trying to hide their feelings, only succeeding in looking immeasurably sheepish.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • He wondered what it was, and whether immeasurably distant or near by— it seemed both.
    Ambrose Bierce  --  An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
  • But it will be immeasurably helpful if you can tell me anything you may know about it.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • A brief cold blaze shone from her eyes that spoke volumes of scorn immeasurable.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • It is an aim in which I’ve received immeasurable assistance and support.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • My reflections were too undefined and fragmentary to merit record: I hardly yet knew where I was; Gateshead and my past life seemed floated away to an immeasurable distance; the present was vague and strange, and of the future I could form no conjecture.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Her skin was stuck to her ribs and her breathing was forced because of an immeasurable exhaustion.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • When my hoe tinkled against the stones, that music echoed to the woods and the sky, and was an accompaniment to my labor which yielded an instant and immeasurable crop.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • A new overwhelming sensation was gaining more and more mastery over him every moment; this was an immeasurable, almost physical, repulsion for everything surrounding him, an obstinate, malignant feeling of hatred.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
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