perceptible

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Borrowed from Late Latin perceptibilis, from Latin percipio.

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perceptible (comparative more perceptible, superlative most perceptible)

  1. Able to be perceived, sensed, or discerned.
    • 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter 2, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., OCLC 222716698:
      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.

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perceptible (plural perceptibles)

  1. Anything that can be perceived.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin perceptibilis (from Latin percipio), equivalent to percebre +‎ -ible.

Adjective[edit]

perceptible (masculine and feminine plural perceptibles)

  1. perceptible
    Antonym: imperceptible

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin perceptibilis (from Latin percipio).

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perceptible (plural perceptibles)

  1. perceptible
    • 1876, M. Bouilly, Archives Générales de Médecine[1], page 464:
      A ce niveau, cibrations thoraciques faibles, mais perceptibles ; voix un peu éloignée, mais sans aucun timbre ægophonique.
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin perceptibilis (from Latin percipio).

Adjective[edit]

perceptible (plural perceptibles)

  1. perceptible

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