- very slight, gradual, or subtle: the imperceptible slope of the road.
- not perceptible; not perceived by or affecting the senses.
- something not capable of being perceived by the senses: metaphysical speculation about imperceptibles.
Origin of imperceptible
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2. hidden, unperceivable, undetectable.
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- too slight, subtle, gradual, etc, to be perceived
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