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perceivable

[per-see-vuh-buh l]
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  1. capable of being perceived; perceptible.
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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
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  • From this fact spring our significant movements which must hence be perceivably related to the beginning of some necessary action.


Word Origin and History for perceivably

perceivable

adj.

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

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