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perceptible

[per-sep-tuh-buh l] /pərˈsɛp tə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being perceived; recognizable; appreciable:
a perceptible change in his behavior.
Origin of perceptible
1545-1555
From the Late Latin word perceptibilis, dating back to 1545-55. See percept, -ible
Related forms
perceptibility, perceptibleness, noun
perceptibly, adverb
nonperceptibility, noun
nonperceptible, adjective
nonperceptibleness, noun
nonperceptibly, adverb
unperceptible, adjective
unperceptibleness, noun
unperceptibly, adverb
Can be confused
perceptible, perceptive.
Synonyms
discernible, apparent.
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perceptible

/pəˈsɛptəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be perceived; noticeable or recognizable
Derived Forms
perceptibility, noun
perceptibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for perceptible
adj.

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.

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