Appreciably



sufficient to be readily perceived or estimated; considerable:
There is an appreciable difference between socialism and communism.
Contemporary Examples

(LOC 2055-2063) Will our grid be appreciably smarter in 2013 than it was in 2008?
David’s Bookclub: The New New Deal David Frum November 30, 2012

Historical Examples

There is appreciably less light every day; soon there will be none; but the good spirits do not wane with the light.
Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen

In fact, they are appreciably warmer than when they were first brought in.
Spawn of the Comet Harold Thompson Rich

Those who are suffering from constipation are appreciably benefitted by the use of distilled water.
A Guide to Health Mahatma Gandhi

Pure water does not appreciably conduct the electric current.
An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson

After the air had appreciably cooled she ventured again: “I don’t suppose Mrs. Mosby knew how to reach me?”
Stubble George Looms

They cannot appreciably perturb either the planets they approach or each other.
Pioneers of Science Oliver Lodge

This forms more than half the aggregate tonnage for the United States, and has appreciably increased within the last ten years.
Railroads: Rates and Regulations William Z. Ripley

The lives of several of them were appreciably modified by this meeting.
The Golden House Charles Dudley Warner

It will be remarked that appreciably smaller doses induced symptoms in all of them, and one case terminated fatally.
The Toxicity of Caffein William Salant

adjective
sufficient to be easily seen, measured, or noticed
adj.

1818 (mid-15c. in sense “worthy”); from French appréciable and directly from Medieval Latin appretiabilis, from Late Latin appretiare (see appreciate). Related: Appreciably.

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    to be grateful or thankful for: They appreciated his thoughtfulness. to value or regard highly; place a high estimate on: to appreciate good wine. to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect: to appreciate the dangers of a situation. to raise in value. to increase in value: Property values appreciated yearly. Contemporary Examples He […]

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    to be grateful or thankful for: They appreciated his thoughtfulness. to value or regard highly; place a high estimate on: to appreciate good wine. to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect: to appreciate the dangers of a situation. to raise in value. to increase in value: Property values appreciated yearly. Contemporary Examples Rosenbaum […]



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