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[ per-see-vuh-buhl ]


  1. capable of being perceived; perceptible.

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Other Words From

  • per·ceiva·bili·ty per·ceiva·ble·ness noun
  • per·ceiva·bly adverb
  • nonper·ceiva·ble adjective
  • nonper·ceiva·bly adverb
  • unper·ceiva·ble adjective
  • unper·ceiva·bly adverb
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Word History and Origins

Origin of perceivable1

First recorded in 1400–50, perceivable is from the late Middle English word perceyvable. See perceive, -able
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Example Sentences

Unlike mice, however, keyboards rarely put out a continuous signal, so increasing the number of inputs per second makes no perceivable difference in or out of games.

It appears to dislike rain with extreme aversion, and is discomfited and driven back by only a few and scarcely perceivable drops.

Nevertheless, when something actually good is perceivable, one is convinced by it and even made happy.

The important stage is the one which precedes this, and in which a definite decline in mental power is not yet perceivable.

In a thought is crystalized on one side the subjective faculty of thought, and on the other the perceivable nature of an object.

Extreme usefulness of the thing is the only motive perceivable in the careful rearing of other trees.





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