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imponderabilia

[im-pon-der-uh-bil-ee-uh, -bil-yuh] /ɪmˌpɒn dər əˈbɪl i ə, -ˈbɪl yə/
plural noun
1.
imponderables:
the imponderabilia surrounding human life.
Origin of imponderabilia
1920-1925
1920-25; < New Latin, neuter plural of Medieval Latin imponderābilis imponderable
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  • Their mistake—it was also Mr. Wilson's great mistake—was in their disregard of what Bismarck called the imponderabilia.

    The Myth of a Guilty Nation Albert Jay Nock
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imponderabilia

/ɪmˌpɒndərəˈbɪlɪə/
plural noun
1.
imponderables
Word Origin
C20: New Latin
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