imponderable

adjective im·pon·der·a·ble \ (ˌ)im-ˈpän-d(ə-)rə-bəl \
Updated on: 2 Mar 2018

Definition of imponderable

: 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

noun

imponderably

play \(ˌ)im-ˈpän-d(ə-)rə-blē\ adverb

Examples of imponderable in a Sentence

  1. the imponderable vastness of space

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Origin and Etymology of imponderable

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


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Definition of imponderable for English Language Learners

  • : not able to be measured or judged exactly


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