[per-see-vuh-buh l]

Origin of perceivable

First recorded in 1400–50, perceivable is from the late Middle English word perceyvable. See perceive, -able
Related formsper·ceiv·a·bil·i·ty, per·ceiv·a·ble·ness, nounper·ceiv·a·bly, adverbnon·per·ceiv·a·ble, adjectivenon·per·ceiv·a·bly, adverbun·per·ceiv·a·ble, adjectiveun·per·ceiv·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Word Origin and History for perceivability



late 15c., from Old French percevable, from perçoivre (see perceive). Related: Perceivably.

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