Saturday, July 24, 1999
palpable adjective [PAL-puh-buhl] Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; as, a palpable form.
Definitions for palpable
- Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; as, a palpable form.
- Easily perceptible; plain; distinct; obvious; readily perceived and detected; gross; as, palpable imposture; palpable absurdity; palpable errors.
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Citations for palpable
A sense of devastation from the attacks remains palpable, but so too is a sense of rejuvenation.
Crowds at Kennedy-related sites around Washington were no larger than usual yesterday, but the emotion was palpable.