perceptible Definition

  • 1able to be seen, heard, or noticed
  • 2noticeable or discernible

Using perceptible: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "perceptible" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    There was a perceptible change in the room's temperature.

  • Example

    The difference in quality was perceptible to everyone.

  • Example

    The sound of the waves was barely perceptible from the shore.

perceptible Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for perceptible

Antonyms for perceptible

Phrases with perceptible

  • difficult to see, hear, or notice


    The scent of the flowers was barely perceptible in the air.

  • a noticeable alteration or modification


    There was a perceptible change in his attitude towards her.

  • a noticeable distinction or variation


    There was a perceptible difference in the taste of the two dishes.

Origins of perceptible

from Latin 'perceptibilis', from 'percept-' meaning 'perceived'


Summary: perceptible in Brief

Perceptible [pəˈsɛptəbəl] refers to something that can be seen, heard, or noticed. It is often used to describe a noticeable or discernible difference or change, as in 'There was a perceptible change in the room's temperature.' Synonyms include 'discernible' and 'detectable,' while antonyms include 'imperceptible' and 'invisible.'