invaluable invaluable  /ɪn ˈvæl jə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth

Usage(s):

  1. And back home, people are starting to recognize that a voice capable of challenging authority is invaluable.
  2. Grandmotherly advice is only invaluable so long as it beats the market.
  3. For eating disorder educators, the very language of the sites can provide invaluable hints into a troubled psyche.

News

  1. West Ottawa's Holly Renberg picked as Sentinel's Girls Lacrosse Player of Year

    Holly Renberg’s versatility and positivity made her invaluable to the West Ottawa girls lacrosse team. The Panthers are glad their top player — and the 2013 Holland Sentinel Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year — is returning next spring for another season.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Holland Sentinel

  2. NBA Draft 2013: Highlighting Top Shooters Set to Go in 1st Round

    Shooters are invaluable to a championship-caliber team in the NBA . After all, both the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs feature multiple knock-down shooters and currently find themselves vying for the title this June. With the 2013 NBA draft just over two weeks away, shooting will once again become a coveted asset for all 30 NBA franchises. While general mangers will of course be looking at and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Reducing Kids’ CT Scans Cuts Cancer Rates By 62 Percent

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Computed tomography (CT) has become an invaluable tool for diagnostic and research purposes, and a new study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics has found that eliminating unnecessary scans and lowering the radiation doses of some scans could lower the risk of developing imaging-related cancers in children by 62 percent. The study concluded that the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. All this courtroom time, he assured us, provided Sotomayor "with a depth of experience and a breadth of perspective that will be invaluable as a Supreme Court justice."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Human Events (blog)

  2. "Lawrence has done an outstanding job, and we feel confident that he will continue to provide the leadership so invaluable to the success of our team in the future," Nets president Rod Thorn said.
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Rod Thorn Source: Forbes

  3. "That experience is invaluable for a young offensive lineman," Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said in a statement. "It also speaks to his durability and versatility -- having started at both tackle positions. The process of...
    on May 10, 2010 By: Jerry Jones Source: ESPN

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