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Definitions for immemorial
ˌɪm əˈmɔr i əl, -ˈmoʊr-im·memo·ri·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immemorial(ip)(adj)

    long past; beyond the limits of memory or tradition or recorded history

    "time immemorial"


  1. immemorial(Adjective)

    That is beyond memory; ancient.

    The rocks had stood overlooking the valley since time immemorial.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immemorial(adj)

    extending beyond the reach of memory, record, or tradition; indefinitely ancient; as, existing from time immemorial

  2. Origin: [Pref. im- not + memorial: cf. F. immmorial.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Immemorial

    im-me-mōr′i-al, adj. beyond the reach of memory.—adj. Immem′orable.—adv. Immemō′rially.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immemorial in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immemorial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of immemorial in a Sentence

  1. Guenther Heim:

    The Hagmoar of Hundstoa has been highly prized since time immemorial and it is difficult to win. That's why the Hagmoar of Hundstoa is a very precious title.

  2. Angela Lansbury:

    We must sometimes take blame, women, we have to own up to the fact that women, since time immemorial, have gone out of their way to make themselves attractive.

  3. Stephen Worth:

    It's well known that police officers for time immemorial have been conducting verticals and have had their weapon drawn, there was nothing inappropriate, rash or crazy about it.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    If the wise word of a sane person could alone change ever the people to be empathetic to one another, then since immemorial years back everyone in their generation would have seen a different world altogether.

  5. H. L. Mencken:

    God is the immemorial refuge of the incompetent, thehelpless, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in His arms, but also a kind of superiority, soothing to their macerated egos; He will set them above their betters.

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