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imponderability

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being imponderable; imponderableness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being imponderable.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Agamben arrives just at the brink of acknowledging that the problematic of each discipline comes down to the same thing, or the same imponderability of the thing: that thing called language in its role of naming existence, and at the same time that thing called existence as more than a name.

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • A much-soiled, white little street, a bit of greenish-yellow, treeless plain soft in the morning mist, a rosy fringe at the edge of the sky, -- it was of these things, together with a disagreeable sense of imponderability of body from the cold and sleepless ride, that I was vaguely aware as the jumper -- rigorous vehicle!

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885

  • Archer, who seemed to be assisting at the scene in a state of odd imponderability, as if he floated somewhere between chandelier and ceiling, wondered at nothing so much as his own share in the proceedings.

    The Age of Innocence

  • It lent us the illusion of imponderability; we felt that we too might be able to rest securely on graceful gossamer twigs.

    The Forest

  • A sensation (the word you see is material and inappropriate) of etherealization and imponderability pervaded me, and I was not sorry to get rid of such a dull, slow mass as I now perceived myself to be, lying there on the bed.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • A sensation (the word you see is material and inappropriate) of etherealization and imponderability pervaded me, and

    Backlog Studies

  • These statements should not be considered to be total guarantees since given their very nature they are subject to known and unknown risks and imponderability and can be affected by other factors as a consequence of which the actual results, plans and goals of SYGNIS Pharma AG may deviate greatly from the established conclusions or implied predictions contained in such statements.

    Presseportal.de

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