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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)adjective

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

    "time immemorial"


  1. immemorialadjective

    That is beyond memory; ancient.

    The rocks had stood overlooking the valley since time immemorial.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immemorialadjective

    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. 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.

  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. 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.

  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. 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.

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    of surpassing excellence
    • A. opaque
    • B. brilliant
    • C. greedy
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