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ponderable

[ pon-der-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈpɒn dər ə bəl /
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adjective
capable of being considered carefully or deeply.
capable of being weighed; having appreciable weight.
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Origin of ponderable

From the Late Latin word ponderābilis, dating back to 1640–50. See ponder, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM ponderable

pon·der·a·bil·i·ty, pon·der·a·ble·ness, nounnon·pon·der·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·pon·der·a·ble, adjectiveun·pon·der·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ponderable

ponderable
/ (ˈpɒndərəbəl) /

adjective
able to be evaluated or estimated; appreciable
capable of being weighed or measured
noun
(often plural) something that can be evaluated or appreciated; a substantial thing

Derived forms of ponderable

ponderability, nounponderably, adverb
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