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ˌɪm pərˈsɛp tə bəlim·per·cep·ti·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imperceptible, unperceivable(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"


  1. imperceptible(Adjective)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imperceptible(adj)

    not perceptible; not to be apprehended or cognized by the souses; not discernible by the mind; not easily apprehended

  2. Origin: [Pref. im- not + perceptible: cf. F. imperceptible.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Imperceptible

    im-pėr-sep′ti-bl, adj. not discernible: insensible: minute.—ns. Impercep′tibleness, Imperceptibil′ity.—adv. Impercep′tibly.—adjs. Impercep′tive, not perceiving; Impercip′ient, having no power to perceive.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imperceptible in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imperceptible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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