imperceivable

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From im- +‎ perceivable.

AdjectiveEdit

imperceivable (comparative more imperceivable, superlative most imperceivable)

  1. that cannot be perceived; imperceptible
    • 1692–1717, Robert South, Twelve Sermons Preached upon Several Occasions, volume (please specify |volume=I to VI), 6th edition, London: [] J[ames] Bettenham, for Jonah Bowyer, [], published 1727, OCLC 21766567:
      by a long Train of gradual , imperceivable Encroaches of the Flesh upon the Spirit

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for imperceivable in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)