Origin of impalpable
Examples from the Web for impalpable
Only the originals have a true, if impalpable, connection to that man and that moment of making.
It is impossible to make marble imitate that which is impalpable.The Greville Memoirs|Charles C. F. Greville
I tried to brush them away, but they were so impalpable that the movement of my hand did not disturb them at all.Combed Out|Fritz August Voigt
So light was her step that the living, moving body seemed to be as impalpable as its spirit image.The Late Tenant|Louis Tracy
c.1500, from French impalpable, from Medieval Latin impalpabilis, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + palpabilis (see palpable). Figurative use from 1774. Related: Impalpably; impalpability.