AskDefine | Define imperceptible

Dictionary Definition

imperceptible adj : impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses; "an imperceptible drop in temperature"; "an imperceptible nod"; "color is unperceivable to the touch" [syn: unperceivable] [ant: perceptible]

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English

Adjective

imperceptible
  1. Not perceptible, not detectable, too small in magnitude to be observed.
    We all missed the imperceptible shake of his head as he tried to warn us without being seen.

Translations

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɛ̃.pɛʁ.sɛp.tibl/
  • SAMPA: /E~.pER.sEp.tibl/

Adjective

  1. Imperceptible

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