What does the word estimable mean?

Usage examples for estimable

  1. The estimable lady fluttered loosely toward the door. – The Husbands of Edith by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. I should be pleased with the liberty which inspires the English genius if passion and party spirit did not corrupt all that is estimable in this precious liberty. – Candide by Voltaire Commentator: Philip Littell
  3. Nay, there were even some who looked forward to my physical and mental destruction with a certain degree of malignant expectation- and they were estimable persons too. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli