Origin of invisible
Examples from the Web for invisible
Return fraud has been called the invisible heist—or “de-shopping.”The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No matter what Hitchcock said, what he did was to photograph our fears and make palpable the invisible.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other panelists rallied to the cause of “the invisible woman”—the second and generally anonymous egg donor.Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction|Eleanor Clift|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was a magician, an invisible teller of tales with the power to make my sides ache without telling a single joke.
Archaeology is about paying attention to things that have been or could be indetectable or invisible to others.
He forms all kinds of crude and fantastic theories about these invisible forces.The Church and Modern Life|Washington Gladden
The touchings in this experiment seem to proceed from an invisible entity and are rather disagreeable.Mysterious Psychic Forces|Camille Flammarion
And as each echo came back to his dulled ears it was as though some invisible being mocked him.The Hound From The North|Ridgwell Cullum
My eyes, always uneasy, would be for ever reading an invisible condemnation.Honorine|Honore de Balzac
It was a gruesome picture, for, even when he was invisible, it seemed to Fred he could see the gleam of those eyes fixed upon him.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for invisible
Word Origin and History for invisible
mid-14c., from Old French invisible (13c.), from Latin invisibilis "unseen, invisible," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + visibilis (see visible). As a noun, "things invisible," from 1640s. Invisible Man is from H.G. Wells's novel (1897). Related: Invisibly.