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[im-pon-der-uh-bil-ee-uh, -bil-yuh]
plural noun
  1. imponderables: the imponderabilia surrounding human life.
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Origin of imponderabilia

1920–25; < New Latin, neuter plural of Medieval Latin imponderābilis imponderable
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Historical Examples of imponderabilia

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for imponderabilia


pl n
  1. imponderables
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Word Origin for imponderabilia

C20: New Latin
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