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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

    Etymology: [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. 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.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    It has been a fashion in every generation since time immemorial amongst the people to enjoy own life like anything till their old age and then stand up on a public stage to address the rally and say merely for applause that the onus for a better future of good days depends on the present youth.

  4. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    Violence or the threat of violence must never be permitted to influence the actions or judgments of the university community. Once it does, the community, almost by definition, ceases to be a university. It is for this reason that from time immemorial expulsion has been the primary instrument of university discipline.

  5. Elizabeth Beneloga:

    The whale sharks in Oslob have been in our waters since time immemorial, the fishermen feed the whale sharks only to attract them to the water's surface -- it's a small amount of krill, and the feeding stops in the afternoon.

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