Over dinner in Beverly Hills recently, the sisterhood was palpable.
His sadness over her descent into shooting up after managing to stay clean for a period is palpable.
As Democrats gather in Charlotte, N.C., the optimism is palpable.
The undercurrent was palpable: It could easily have been us.
Perhaps it was a show of humility to a man whose grace was so palpable in the room.
Her voice, her palpable agitation, prepared us for something extraordinary.
Be it how it might, there were palpable signs of strained relations.
A palpable success here for either side must go far to decide the issue of the war.
He could not believe such a man would be a party to a palpable fraud.
The weak points in that Bill are—a—too palpable, and I fancy you and I should not differ much on that head.
late 14c., "that can be touched," from Late Latin palpabilis "that may be touched or felt," from Latin palpare "touch gently, stroke" (see feel (v.)). Figurative sense of "easily perceived, evident" also is from late 14c. Related: Palpably.
palpable pal·pa·ble (pāl'pə-bəl)
Perceptible to touch; capable of being palpated.