Antonyms of adj impalpable

3 senses of impalpable

Sense 1
intangible (vs. tangible), impalpable -- (incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch; "the intangible constituent of energy"- James Jeans)


Sense 2
impalpable (vs. palpable) -- (imperceptible to the senses or the mind; "an impalpable cloud"; "impalpable shadows"; "impalpable distinctions"; "as impalpable as a dream")

palpable (vs. impalpable), tangible -- (capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt; "a barely palpable dust"; "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"; "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"; "a palpable lie")
        => perceptible -- (easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind; "a perceptible sense of expectation in the court")

Sense 3
impalpable -- (not perceptible to the touch; "an impalpable pulse")

INDIRECT (VIA imperceptible) -> perceptible -- (capable of being perceived by the mind or senses; "a perceptible limp"; "easily perceptible sounds"; "perceptible changes in behavior")

Similarity of adj impalpable

3 senses of impalpable

Sense 1
intangible (vs. tangible), impalpable -- (incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch; "the intangible constituent of energy"- James Jeans)
          Also See-> abstract#1

Sense 2
impalpable (vs. palpable) -- (imperceptible to the senses or the mind; "an impalpable cloud"; "impalpable shadows"; "impalpable distinctions"; "as impalpable as a dream")
       => elusive, subtle -- (difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze; "his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change"; "a subtle difference"; "that elusive thing the soul")
          Also See-> imperceptible#1, unperceivable#1

Sense 3
impalpable -- (not perceptible to the touch; "an impalpable pulse")
       => imperceptible (vs. perceptible), unperceivable -- (impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses; "an imperceptible drop in temperature"; "an imperceptible nod"; "color is unperceivable to the touch")

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