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imponderable

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adjective im·pon·der·a·ble \(ˌ)im-ˈpän-d(ə-)rə-bəl\

Simple Definition of imponderable

  • : not able to be measured or judged exactly

Full Definition of imponderable

  1. :  not ponderable :  incapable of being weighed or evaluated with exactness <the imponderable beauties of Beethoven's … sonatas — Cecelia Porter>

im·pon·der·a·bil·i·ty play \-ˌpän-d(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
imponderable noun
im·pon·der·a·bly play \-ˈpän-d(ə-)rə-blē\ adverb

Examples of imponderable

  1. the imponderable vastness of space



Origin of imponderable

Medieval Latin imponderabilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin ponderabilis ponderable


First Known Use: 1794


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