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perceptible

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of perceptible

  1. able to be perceived by a sense or by the mind you should note a perceptible temperature change when you add the second element Synonyms of perceptible appreciable, apprehensible, detectable, discernible (also discernable), distinguishable, palpable, sensible Words Related to perceptible audible, observable, tangible, visible; clear, conspicuous, evident, eye-catching, manifest, noticeable, obvious, plain, ponderable, prominent, striking; apparent, distinct, identifiable, significant, straightforward Near Antonyms of perceptible inaudible, intangible, invisible; inconspicuous, indistinct, unnoticeable, unobtrusive; faint, insignificant, slight, trivial; buried, concealed, covert, disguised, hidden, obscure, shrouded, vague Antonyms of perceptible impalpable, imperceptible, inappreciable, indistinguishable, insensible, undetectable

Synonym Discussion of perceptible

perceptible, sensible, palpable, tangible, appreciable, ponderable mean apprehensible as real or existent. perceptible applies to what can be discerned by the senses often to a minimal extent.
    • a perceptible difference in sound to a careful listener
sensible applies to whatever is clearly apprehended through the senses or impresses itself strongly on the mind.
    • an abrupt, sensible drop in temperature
palpable applies either to what has physical substance or to what is obvious and unmistakable.
    • the tension in the air was almost palpable
tangible suggests what is capable of being handled or grasped both physically and mentally.
    • no tangible evidence of UFOs
appreciable applies to what is distinctly discernible by the senses or definitely measurable.
    • an appreciable increase in income
ponderable suggests having definitely measurable weight or importance.
    • exerted a ponderable influence on world events


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