estimable




Something or someone estimable is worthy of respect and admiration. Many U.S. presidents might be described as estimable, though it depends on who you ask.

This is a word for people who deserve respect. A hardworking scholar who has written several books might be estimable. Things can be estimable, too. You might describe an impressive book, restaurant, or film as estimable. Estimable is related to esteem, which can be used to mean “regard highly.” Being estimable is the opposite of being disgraceful.

Definitions of estimable
  1. adjective

    deserving of respect or high regard

    Synonyms:

    admirable

    deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
    worthy

    having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable
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    Antonyms:

    contemptible

    deserving of contempt or scorn
    abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy

    of the most contemptible kind
    bastardly, mean

    of no value or worth
    pathetic, pitiable, pitiful

    inspiring mixed contempt and pity
    ignoble

    completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
    unworthy

    lacking in value or merit
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  2. adjective

    deserving of esteem and respect

    synonyms:
    good, honorable, respectable

    reputable

    having a good reputation
  3. adjective

    may be computed or estimated

    estimable assets”
    synonyms:
    computable

    calculable

    capable of being calculated or estimated

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