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    imponderable

    imponderable - Dictionary definition and meaning for word imponderable

    Definition
    (noun) a factor whose effects cannot be accurately assessed
    Example Sentence
    • human behavior depends on many imponderables
    Definition
    (adj) difficult or impossible to evaluate with precision
    Example Sentence
    • such imponderable human factors as aesthetic sensibility
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for imponderable

IM + PONDERABLE sounds like IM + POUNDS = w/o pounds = weightless

IM means UN....... PONDER means THINK...... pondeerable-Capable of being "thought/considered/weighed........ so imponderable means..... Difficult or impossible to evaluate with precision

imponderable=i+m+pond+erable......."OMG!I M in a pond..and i m floating like a tube as if i am WEIGHTLESS...how cum?"....even experts CANNOT EVALUATE on this magical pond WITH PRECISION..........:)

split it as IM(in)+POND(ER)+ABLE....therefore IN PONDS u'll be ABLE to find fish which are WEIGHTLESS

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u cant calculate the natural value given by a 'pond'. so 'imponderable' is which cant be valued.

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