What does imperceptibly mean?

Definitions for imperceptibly
im·per·cep·ti·bly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imperceptibly, unnoticeably(adverb)

    in an imperceptible manner or to an imperceptible degree

    "the power of the Secretary of State in London increased gradually but imperceptibly"

Wiktionary

  1. imperceptibly(Adverb)

    not noticeably, too small to be detected, too little to be perceived.

    No one noticed that he moved imperceptibly backwards.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imperceptibly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imperceptibly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of imperceptibly in a Sentence

  1. Cicero:

    The evil implanted in man by nature spreads so imperceptibly, when the habit of wrong-doing is unchecked, that he himself can set no limit to his shamelessness.

  2. Samuel Johnson:

    Do not ... hope wholly to reason away your troubles do not feed them with attention, and they will die imperceptibly away. Fix your thoughts upon your business, fill your intervals with company, and sunshine will again break in upon your mind.

  3. Denis Diderot:

    The arbitrary rule of a just and enlightened prince is always bad. His virtues are the most dangerous and the surest form of seduction: they lull a people imperceptibly into the habit of loving, respecting, and serving his successor, whoever that successor may be, no matter how wicked or stupid.

  4. Herodotus:

    Those who are skilled in archery bend their bow only when they are prepared to use it; when they do not require it they allow it to remain unbent, for otherwise it would be unserviceable when the time for using it arrived. So it is with man. If he were to devote himself unceasingly to a dull round of business, without breaking the monotony by cheerful amusements, he would fall imperceptibly into idiotcy, or be struck with paralysis.

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