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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 ?
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.
What things real are there, but imponderable thoughts?
"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.
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 British pound can hardly escape the downward spiral as the numerous political imponderables have completely poisoned the atmosphere around the currency," said Marc-Andre Fongern, an analyst at MAF Global.
'There are a lot of imponderables and implications that can affect our people of today and of the generations to come.'
Car scheme full of imponderables CALL me a doubting Thomas, call me what you may but I do believe that forging ahead with driverless cars is tempting providence.
While I accept that driverless cars are a tremendous feat of engineering, and not wanting to be disingenuous to Mayor Andy Street who outlined this project at Warwick University, I would have thought that the needs of the West Midlands taxpayers are more important than schemes which are full of imponderables. Mike Butler, Wylde Green
I shook my head: "I really haven't a clue - there are so many imponderables." Indeed, what were the odds for a Welsh win and giving Scotland a 26 point start?
One of the great imponderables of climate change will be Antarctica's response to today's warming over the decades ahead.
Despite such imponderables, savvy investors tend to make decent return on investments irrespective of the economic climate and one can learn from their experience and expertise.