Origin of perceptible
Examples from the Web for perceptibly
Even sitting down, he is perceptibly taller and wider than the older players.
Clinton is perceptibly shorter now, and much leaner, but the charisma is all the more concentrated.Bill Clinton Warns About Supreme Court Ruling Against Obamacare|Gail Sheehy|June 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sir, she answered, looking up, the blood just perceptibly rising in her cheeks.The Minister's Wooing|Harriet Beecher Stowe
But at length the latter had drawn in perceptibly, while half-a-dozen were in front of the party between them and the village.Under the Chinese Dragon|F. S. Brereton
It was perceptibly darker now, and not easy to make out the details of the fields and meadows.The Believing Years|Edmund Lester Pearson
There she was, perceptibly swaying, as though the floor under her were rocked by an earthquake.The Inside of the Cup, Complete|Winston Churchill
The week dragged through to a lifeless close, and the anxiety of those nearest Dale perceptibly increased.Sunlight Patch|Credo Fitch Harris
British Dictionary definitions for perceptibly
Word Origin and History for perceptibly
early 15c., "perceptive," from Late Latin perceptibilis "perceptible," from Latin percept-, past participle stem of percipere (see perceive). Meaning "capable of being perceived" is from c.1600. Related: Perceptibly; perceptibility.