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priceless

price·less

priceless

 
pronunciation:
praIs lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having a worth greater than any price or amount of money.
That ancient statue is priceless.The love of one's family is priceless.
synonyms:
invaluable
antonyms:
worthless
similar words:
costly, precious
derivation: pricelessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word priceless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1