Origin of perceivable
Examples from the Web for perceivable
The rise has now begun, but it is perceivable only to those who are acquainted with the river.Letters from Palestine|J. D. Paxton
Mr. Taylder next says, "Mind is not perceivable to corporeal organs, matter is so perceivable."Absurdities of Immaterialism|Orson Pratt
The Perceivable and the Immoveable Essences have no common principles (b. 2).Aristotle|George Grote
After rounding Bradley's Head, the town of Sydney is perceivable, about three miles distant on the south shore.
He dined with his children and kinsmen, and strove to appear cheerful; but a gloom was perceivable through his deportment.The Old English Baron|Clara Reeve
Word Origin and History for perceivable
late 15c., from Old French percevable, from perçoivre (see perceive). Related: Perceivably.