imperceptibly

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Etymology[edit]

imperceptible +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

imperceptibly (comparative more imperceptibly, superlative most imperceptibly)

  1. Not noticeably; too small to be detected; too little to be perceived.
    No one noticed that he had moved imperceptibly backwards.
    • 1956, Anthony Burgess, Time for a Tiger (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 154:
      The moon moved imperceptibly towards setting.

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