- not ponderable; that cannot be precisely determined, measured, or evaluated.
- an imponderable thing, force, agency, etc.
Origin of imponderable
Related Words for imponderableslight, gradual, ephemeral, infinitesimal, intangible, small, fine, minute, evanescent, impalpable, inappreciable, inaudible, inconsiderable, inconspicuous, indiscernible, indistinct, indistinguishable, insensible, insignificant, invisible
Examples from the Web for imponderable
Historical Examples of imponderable
A hot body was one which had absorbed an imponderable substance.The Machinery of the Universe
Amos Emerson Dolbear
Matter was for the moment as subtle, as imponderable as soul.The Tyranny of the Dark
At all events the onus of proof rests with those who assert it is imponderable.
We have not the slightest reason to believe that Aether is imponderable.
Likeness, dear Baron, is often the result of imponderable things.Three Plays
- unable to be weighed or assessed
- something difficult or impossible to assess