priceless etymology

English word priceless comes from English -less (Lacking (something); without (something).), English price

Detailed word origin of priceless

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-less English (eng) Lacking (something); without (something).
price English (eng) (colloquial, dated) To ask the price of.. (obsolete) To pay the price of, to make reparation for.. (obsolete) To set a price on; to value; to prize.. To determine the monetary value of (an item), to put a price on. The cost of an action or deed.. The cost required to gain possession of something.. Value; estimation; excellence; worth.
priceless English (eng) (informal) Hilariously amusing.. (obsolete) Of no value; worthless.. So precious as not to be sold at any price; invaluable.. Treasured; held in high regard.

Words with the same origin as priceless

Descendants of -less
breathless clueless countless defenseless fearless flawless hopeless meaningless merciless needless penniless pointless regardless relentless ruthless selfless senseless sleepless thoughtless timeless toothless topless useless wireless