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im·pon·der·a·ble

 (ĭm-pŏn′dər-ə-bəl)
adj.
That cannot undergo precise evaluation: imponderable problems.

im·pon′der·a·ble n.
im·pon′der·a·bil′i·ty n.
im·pon′der·a·bly adv.

imponderable

(ɪmˈpɒndərəbəl; -drəbəl)
adj
unable to be weighed or assessed
n
something difficult or impossible to assess
imˌponderaˈbility, imˈponderableness n
imˈponderably adv

im•pon•der•a•ble

(ɪmˈpɒn dər ə bəl)

adj.
1. not ponderable; not susceptible to precise measurement or evaluation.
n.
2. something imponderable.
[1785–95; < Medieval Latin]
im•pon`der•a•bil′i•ty, im•pon′der•a•ble•ness, n.
im•pon′der•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imponderable - a factor whose effects cannot be accurately assessed; "human behavior depends on many imponderables"
influence - a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do; "her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"
leavening, leaven - an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something; "his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor"
Adj.1.imponderable - difficult or impossible to evaluate with precision; "such imponderable human factors as aesthetic sensibility"
ponderable - capable of being weighed or considered; "something ponderable from the outer world--something of which we can say that its weight is so and so"- James Jeans

imponderable

adjective
Translations

imponderable

[ɪmˈpɒndərəbl]
A. ADJimponderable
B. imponderables NPL(elementos mpl) imponderables mpl

imponderable

[ɪmˈpɒndərəbəl]
adjimpondérable
nimpondérable m

imponderable

nunberechenbare or unwägbare Größe; imponderablesUnwägbarkeiten pl, → Imponderabilien pl (geh)

imponderable

[ɪmˈpɒndrəbl] adjimponderabile
References in classic literature ?
What things real are there, but imponderable thoughts?
It is as if your feet had been caught in an imponderable snare; you feel the balance of your body threatened, and the steady poise of your mind is destroyed at once.
Bellegarde did not in the least cause him to modify his needful premise that all Frenchmen are of a frothy and imponderable substance; he simply reminded him that light materials may be beaten up into a most agreeable compound.
The ether, my friend, is an agglomeration of imponderable atoms, which, relatively to their dimensions, are as far removed from each other as the celestial bodies are in space.
EVEN by Breeders' Cup standards, there are a lot of imponderables attached to this latest edition.
The office of budget responsibility, which was set up by Mr Osborne, said all the imponderables surrounding who will pay for public services in the future means the government promise of falling debt every year as a percentage of GDP is a hostage to fortune.
Presumably for reflection on such imponderables as how a hard-up country can possibly find the dosh for such selfindulgent twaddle.
Such statements contain risks and imponderables which could result in a significant deviation of the actual results from the statements expressed herein.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has just enabled mankind to come one step closer and reengage with the imponderables of our existence with renewed hope.
There are too many imponderables to fathom when it comes to 35-runner fields.
Delays and imponderables have littered the path at every twist and turn over the years.
I am all in favour of saving lives and reducing road accidents and dramatically cutting the number of collisions and injuries but no one can validate the claim that "at least seven lives in three years" will be saved, as there are so many imponderables that can't be built into that formula.