In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(amount/distance) inconmensurable(amount/distance) inmenso
- The war was over, but the cost to ordinary people in human suffering was immeasurable.
- In this sense at least, I suppose he chose one form of immeasurable infinity over another.
- Radicalism hates moderation and measure, and compromise hates the immeasurable.
- He also showed that it is not immeasurable: we can give a precise mathematical measure to how big it is.
- The rest of those twenty feet took eons to traverse, and it was immeasurable suffering.
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