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invaluable
used in Atlas Shrugged

12 uses
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Definition
very valuable; or too valuable to put in monetary terms
  • It's only a lead, an invaluable lead, but it would take the sort of mind that's born once in a century, to complete it.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (96% in)
  • To love her for her vices is to defile all virtue for her sake-and that is a real tribute of love, because you sacrifice your conscience, your reason, your integrity and your invaluable self-esteem.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (29% in)
  • The only excuse I can offer for our maintenance department is that the shortage of fuel was not due to their negligence, it was-oh, I realize that you would not know about it and such matters should not take up your invaluable attention-but, you see, the oil shortage last winter was a nation-wide crisis.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (13% in)
  • She wondered what had been his purpose tonight-and noticed that he had, perhaps, accomplished it: he had carried her over the worst moment, he had given her an invaluable defense against despair-the knowledge that a living intelligence had heard her and understood.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (56% in)
  • And when I find a customer with that invaluable capacity, then my performance is a mutual trade to mutual profit.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (47% in)
  • It was derived from your invaluable research into the nature of cosmic rays and of the spatial transmission of energy.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (20% in)
  • It is an invaluable instrument of public security.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (20% in)
  • I couldn't have allowed your invaluable time to be taken up by the writing of radio speeches," said Dr. Ferris.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (25% in)
  • "I don't know how you can say that, after we've given you every assurance that we consider you of invaluable importance to the country, to the steel industry, to-"
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (58% in)
  • You consider me of invaluable importance to the country?
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (58% in)
  • Hell, you consider me of invaluable importance even to your own necks.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (58% in)
  • Miss Taggart, you have performed an invaluable service to the people.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (45% in)

There are no more uses of "invaluable" in Atlas Shrugged.

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