1. Damages that cannot be easily ascertained because there is no fixed pecuniary standard of measurement, e.g., damages for a repeated public nuisance. — aka nonpecuniary damages. 
1. In the law of injunctions, an injury of such a nature that there is no adequate remedy in a court of law and for which, therefore, recourse must be sought in a court of equity; an injury that cannot be satisfactorily or completely compensated with money. Th term does not refer to the amount of damage caused, or the amount of the damages, but to the difficult of measuring the amount of the damages.
Compare reparable injury. 
1. See irreparable injury. 
1. Damages that cannot be measured in money. — aka noneconomic damages. 
1. Damages for injury of such nature that there is no money standard applicable in measurement of the amount of damages. Broughel v Southern New England Tel. Co. 73 Conn 614, 621.
Damages the amount of which depends upon the enlightened judgment of an impartial court or jury, since it is not a matter of mathematical calculation, as illustrated in damages for pain, suffering, and defamation. L.W. Pomereae v White, 70 Neb 171, 97 NW 232. 
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: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949). Edited by William S. Anderson. © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931
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