capable of being perceived; recognizable; appreciable: a perceptible change in his behavior.
- per·cep·ti·bil·i·ty, per·cep·ti·ble·ness, noun
- per·cep·ti·bly, adverb
- non·per·cep·ti·bil·i·ty, noun
- non·per·cep·ti·ble, adjective
- non·per·cep·ti·ble·ness, noun
- non·per·cep·ti·bly, adverb
- un·per·cep·ti·ble, adjective
- un·per·cep·ti·ble·ness, noun
- un·per·cep·ti·bly, adverb
- perceptible , perceptive
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How to use perceptible in a sentence
Four smart little slices in the frame and foam near the cheekbones and brows—barely perceptible unless you look—let the goggle seat without pressure points.
If your particular needs and setup benefit more from versatility and the hassle-free nature of wireless than they would for a perhaps-barely-perceptible-to-you increase in sound quality, wireless might be the way you want to go.Level-up your PC audio experience with the best desktop speakers | Tony Ware | August 19, 2021 | Popular-Science
However, BIPOC working in the media industry recognize that not all companies’ DE&I shortcomings are perceptible from the outside.Media Briefing: How media companies’ DE&I efforts, office return statuses are affecting hiring | Tim Peterson | June 17, 2021 | Digiday
In a side-by-side taste test comparing NotMilk with cow’s milk, the difference was perceptible.NotMilk says it has achieved a breakthrough: Plant-based milk that mimics dairy | Emily Codik | June 16, 2021 | Washington Post
There has been a perceptible improvement in my own wellbeing since the state where we live granted us the right to marry.New Report Says Same-Sex Marriage Is Good for Public Health | Russell Saunders | April 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sometimes the shift was barely perceptible, but in retrospect we can gauge its profound impact.Music Criticism Has Degenerated Into Lifestyle Reporting | Ted Gioia | March 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The fact of the handmaking of these pictures, which is such an important part of them, is hardly perceptible in their presence.
There is no sound in American culture sadder than that barely perceptible rattle when a comic talent passes his moment of glory.
A 32-page kids-comic is a story told in words and pictures that has a very perceptible structure.
The benefits of this change, however, can be but slowly realized, and are for the present hardly perceptible.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
It was, therefore, more in the construction and workmanship then, that the sign manual was perceptible.Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick
A few words about the interior of Stradivari's instruments; one kind of work is perceptible in all of them.Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick
This applies also in many other cases—but every master has some distinct difference which is perceptible to the practised eye.Violins and Violin Makers | Joseph Pearce
We recollect being greatly struck with the ominous calmness perceptible in the tone of this speech.
British Dictionary definitions for perceptible
able to be perceived; noticeable or recognizable
- perceptibility, noun
- perceptibly, adverb
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