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Pronunciation:  pur'septubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  easily seen or detected; "a detectable note of sarcasm"; "he continued after a perceptible pause"
  2. [adj]  easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind; "a perceptible sense of expectation in the court"; "an obvious (or palpable) lie"
  3. [adj]  capable of being perceived by the mind or senses; "a perceptable limp"; "easily perceptible sounds"; "perceptible changes in behavior"

PERCEPTIBLE is a 11 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: detectable, discernible, faint, noticeable, obvious, palpable, perceivable, recognizable, sensible, tangible
 Antonyms: imperceptible, unperceivable
 See Also: audible, hearable, seeable, visible



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Per*cep"ti*ble\, a. [L. perceptibilis: cf. F.
perceptible. See {Perceive}.]
Capable of being perceived; cognizable; discernible;

      With a perceptible blast of the air.     --Bacon.
-- {Per*cep"ti*ble*ness}, n. -- {Per*cep"ti*bly}, adv.

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 Related Terms: apparent, appraisable, appreciable, apprehensible, ascertainable, assessable, beholdable, calculable, clear, clear as crystal, cognizable, comprehensible, computable, conceivable, crystal-clear, detectable, determinable, discernible, disclosed, discoverable, distinct, distinguishable, estimable, evident, explicit, exposed, exposed to view, express, fathomable, gaugeable, graspable, hanging out, in evidence, in full view, in plain sight, in view, indisputable, indubitable, insight, knowable, manifest, measurable, mensurable, meterable, naked, notable, noticeable, numerable, observable, obvious, open, open to view, open-and-shut, outcropping, palpable, patent, perceivable, perspicuous, plain, plain as day, prehensible, prominent, quantifiable, quantizable, recognizable, revealed, seeable, seizable, self-evident, self-explaining, self-explanatory, showing, tangible, to be seen, unclouded, unconcealed, understandable, undisguised, unhidden, unmistakable, viewable, visible, visual, witnessable