imponderable

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

Definition of imponderable

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

imponderability

play \(ˌ)im-ˌpän-d(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

imponderable

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imponderably

play \(ˌ)im-ˈpän-d(ə-)rə-blē\ adverb

Examples of imponderable in a Sentence

  1. the imponderable vastness of space

Origin and Etymology of imponderable

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


IMPONDERABLE Defined for English Language Learners

imponderable

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Definition of imponderable for English Language Learners

  • : not able to be measured or judged exactly


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