- capable of being perceived; recognizable; appreciable: a perceptible change in his behavior.
Origin of perceptible
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Examples from the Web for perceptibility
But that thing of his dissembling was only subject to his perceptibility, not to his will determinate.Moby Dick; or The Whale
Perceptibility or conceivability are, then, the two forms which reality may assume.The Mind and the Brain
If desired, the gradation of intensities here employed may be refined to the threshold of perceptibility, or beyond it.
- able to be perceived; noticeable or recognizable
Word Origin and History for perceptibility
early 15c., "perceptive," from Late Latin perceptibilis "perceptible," from Latin percept-, past participle stem of percipere (see perceive). Meaning "capable of being perceived" is from c.1600. Related: Perceptibly; perceptibility.