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Considerable enough to be weighed or assessed; appreciable: ponderable results; ponderable issues.
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1. able to be evaluated or estimated; appreciable
2. capable of being weighed or measured
(often plural) something that can be evaluated or appreciated; a substantial thing
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pon•der•a•ble(ˈpɒn dər ə bəl)
1. worth serious consideration.
2. having appreciable weight.
[1640–50; < Late Latin]
pon`der•a•bil′i•ty, pon′der•a•ble•ness, n.
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|Adj.||1.||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 - difficult or impossible to evaluate with precision; "such imponderable human factors as aesthetic sensibility"
|2.||ponderable - capable of being thought about; "space flight to other galaxies becomes more cogitable"|
thinkable - capable of being conceived or imagined or considered
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