Origin of perceivable
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Examples from the Web for perceivable
Nonentities are not perceivable, and therefore not thinkable.
The rise has now begun, but it is perceivable only to those who are acquainted with the river.Letters from Palestine
J. D. Paxton
The Perceivable and the Immoveable Essences have no common principles (b. 2).Aristotle
The harm that will be done is probably not yet perceivable; but it will be incalculable.Temporal Power
Is it not perceivable that it had, on the contrary, a staling quality?This Freedom
A. S. M. Hutchinson
Word Origin and History for perceivable
late 15c., from Old French percevable, from perçoivre (see perceive). Related: Perceivably.
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