Definition of ponderable in English:

ponderable

Line breaks: pon¦der|able
Pronunciation: /ˈpɒnd(ə)rəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

literary
  • Having appreciable weight or significance.
    More example sentences
    • Thanks for your excellent site, which provides enough ponderable reading to have my brother ‘addicted’ to science, and keeps him from doing work all week.
    • Two years later these soul supporters of the Chinook formed the Chinook Owners Association and dedicated themselves to reviving Walden's ponderable vision.
    • It is a dense and ponderable epic with Stipe asking: ‘I used to think as birds take wing/they sing through life, so why can't we?’

Derivatives

ponderability

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • Thus, concrete objects of experience, which have a high degree of ponderability, are the least substantial.
  • I said, we humans are not the determinant factor in the ponderability of the universe.

Origin

mid 17th century: from late Latin ponderabilis, from ponderare 'weigh, reflect on' (see ponder).

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