HyperDic: impalpable

English > 3 senses of the word impalpable:
ADJECTIVEallimpalpable, intangibleincapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch
allimpalpableimperceptible to the senses or the mind
allimpalpablenot perceptible to the touch
English > impalpable: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIncapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch.
Synonymintangible
See alsoabstractExisting only in the mind
Oppositetangible, touchableperceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
Spanishimpalpable, intangible
Catalanintangible
Nounsimpalpabilitythe quality of being intangible and not perceptible by touch
English > impalpable: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningimperceptible to the senses or the mind.
Examples
  • "an impalpable cloud"
  • "impalpable shadows"
  • "impalpable distinctions"
  • "as impalpable as a dream"
Narrowerelusive, subtleDifficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
See alsoimperceptible, unperceivableimpossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses
Oppositepalpable, tangiblecapable of being perceived
Spanishimpalpable, inpalpable, intangible
English > impalpable: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot perceptible to the touch.
Example"an impalpable pulse"
Broaderimperceptible, unperceivableimpossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses
Spanishimpalpable

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