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English adjective: impalpable

1. impalpable incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch

SamplesThe intangible constituent of energy.


See alsoabstract

Antonymstangible, touchable

2. impalpable imperceptible to the senses or the mind

SamplesAn impalpable cloud.
Impalpable shadows.
Impalpable distinctions.
As impalpable as a dream.

Similarelusive, subtle

See alsoimperceptible, unperceivable

Antonymspalpable, tangible

3. impalpable not perceptible to the touch

SamplesAn impalpable pulse.

Similarimperceptible, unperceivable


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