from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That cannot be remembered or has been forgotten.
  • adj. Whose origins have been forgotten; immemorial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not memorable; not worth remembering.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not memorable; not worth remembering.


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  • To me the word recalls immemorable associations -- vistas of narrow old streets redolent of the Renaissance, echoing still with brawl and clash of arms, and haunted by the general stock in trade of the artist's historical fancy.

    The Belovéd Vagabond

  • It was in the dusk of Death's fluttery wings that Tarwater thus crouched, and, like his remote forebear, the child-man, went to myth-making, and sun-heroizing, himself hero-maker and the hero in quest of the immemorable treasure difficult of attainment.


  • The shoreline is littered with oyster and clam shells cultivated over time immemorable.

    Daniel Heimpel: A Lesson to Be Learned

  • If Obama camp are smart they will make this a immemorable gaffe.

    McCain's Plan To Help Balance Budget: Win War In Iraq

  • And other cast members of SNL of whom I do not know your names because you are immemorable!

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  • And that which must seek now to awake is not an anglicized oriental people, docile pupil of the West and doomed to repeat the cycle of the Occident's success and failure, but still the ancient immemorable Shakti recovering her deepest self, lifting her head higher towards the supreme source of light and strength and turning to discover the complete meaning and a vaster form of her Dharma.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • The opening DJ in the main room was immemorable, so we took the opportunity to lubricate ourselves with Miller Lite in omgIdidn'tknowtheyhad plastic bottles.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • The materials had existed through immemorable centuries; Landor, by imagination, made of them something real; Browning imagined them again and made of them something new.

    The Theory of the Theatre

  • Russian moujik or christianik (peasant farmer) has scarcely been sure his soul is his own, since time immemorable.

    The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki Campaigning in North Russia 1918-1919

  • Yes, the sea was with Tedge, and the rivers, too; the flood waters were lifting the lilies from their immemorable strongholds and forcing them out to their last pageant of death.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921


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