And each time he caught that passing look it touched him and intangibly drew him closer to her.
Just now it was the expression of his face, intangibly different—or had she never taken the trouble to notice him before?
She, as she had been when first he looked upon her, yet intangibly changed, the same yet not the same.
The change that had begun subtly, intangibly, was now a terrible and glaring difference.
Irresistibly urging, intangibly irritating, perpetually suggesting, they had prepared him for the dominion of Jane Holland.
The call upon the contessa left them both with an intangibly unpleasant sensation.
There was a strange and intangibly sinister quality in the moonlight that streamed dimly into the winding passage.
1630s, "incapable of being touched," from French intangible (c.1500) or directly from Medieval Latin intangibilis, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + Late Latin tangibilis "that may be touched" (see tangible). Figurative sense of "that cannot be grasped by the mind" is from 1880. Noun meaning "anything intangible" is from 1914. Related: Intangibly.