HyperDic: palpable

English > 4 senses of the word palpable:
ADJECTIVEallpalpable, tangiblecapable of being perceived
allpalpablecan be felt by palpation
allpalpable, apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakableclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
allpalpableso intense as to be almost touched or felt
palpable > pronunciation
Soundspae'lpahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > palpable: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt.
Examples
  • "a barely palpable dust"
  • "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"
  • "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"
  • "a palpable lie"
Synonymtangible
See alsoperceptiblecapable of being perceived by the mind or senses
Oppositeimpalpableimperceptible to the senses or the mind
Spanishpalpable, tangible
Catalanpalpable, tangible
Adverbspalpablyso as to be palpable
English > palpable: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCan be felt by palpation.
Example"a palpable tumor"
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Broaderperceptiblecapable of being perceived by the mind or senses
Spanishpalpable
Catalanpalpable
Nounspalpabilitythe quality of being perceivable by touch
English > palpable: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment.
Synonymsapparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakable
Broaderobviouseasily perceived / perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
Spanishclaro, evidente, inconfundible, manifiesto, obvia, obvio, patente, sencillo
Catalanclar, evident, manifest, obvi, palès, patent
English > palpable: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningSo intense as to be almost touched or felt.
Example"there was a palpable sense of joy in the air"
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

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