imponderable

[im-pon-der-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
not ponderable; that cannot be precisely determined, measured, or evaluated.
noun
2.
an imponderable thing, force, agency, etc.

Origin:
1785–95; < Medieval Latin imponderābilis. See im-2, ponderable

imponderability, imponderableness, noun
imponderably, adverb
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imponderable (ɪmˈpɒndərəbəl, -drəbəl)
 
adj
1.  unable to be weighed or assessed
 
n
2.  something difficult or impossible to assess
 
impondera'bility
 
n
 
im'ponderableness
 
n
 
im'ponderably
 
adv

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Example sentences
How much further development of brain-machine interfaces might progress is
  still an imponderable.
Until this distinction is factored into the equation, the relative influence of
  parents and peer groups is an imponderable.
Another imponderable is the behaviour of the many investors with shares in
  funds that track the price of oil or other commodities.
The big imponderable is how severely consumer spending will be affected by an
  ailing housing market.
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