perceptible

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

perceptible (comparative more perceptible, superlative most perceptible)

  1. Able to be perceived, sensed, or discerned.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, The Celebrity:
      Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. [] A silver snaffle on a heavy leather watch guard which connected the pockets of his corduroy waistcoat, together with a huge gold stirrup in his Ascot tie, sufficiently proclaimed his tastes. [] But withal there was a perceptible acumen about the man which was puzzling in the extreme.
    Her voice was barely perceptible over the noise, but her gestures made her meaning clear.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

perceptible (plural perceptibles)

  1. Anything that can be perceived.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin perceptibilis, equivalent to percebre +‎ -ible.

Adjective[edit]

perceptible m, f (masculine and feminine plural perceptibles)

  1. imperceptible

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

perceptible m, f (plural perceptibles)

  1. perceptible