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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
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