AskDefine | Define imponderable

Dictionary Definition

imponderable adj : difficult or impossible to evaluate with precision; "such imponderable human factors as aesthetic sensibility" [ant: ponderable] n : a factor whose effects cannot be accurately assessed; "human behavior depends on many imponderables"

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Pronunciation

  • (UK) /ɪmˈpɒndəɹəbl/, /Im"pQnd@r@bl/
  • (US) /ɪmˈpɑːndəɹəbl/, /Im"pA:nd@r@bl/

Adjective

imponderable
  1. Not ponderable; without sensible or appreciable weight; incapable of being weighed.

Noun

imponderable
  1. An imponderable substance or body; specifically, in the plural, a name formerly applied to heat, light, electricity, and magnetism.

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