Imperceptibly



[im-per-sep-tuh-buh l] /ˌɪm pərˈsɛp tə bəl/

adjective
1.
very slight, gradual, or subtle:
the imperceptible slope of the road.
2.
not perceptible; not perceived by or affecting the senses.
noun
3.
something not capable of being perceived by the senses:
metaphysical speculation about imperceptibles.
/ˌɪmpəˈsɛptɪbəl/
adjective
1.
too slight, subtle, gradual, etc, to be perceived
adj.

early 15c., from French imperceptible (early 15c.), from Medieval Latin imperceptibilis, from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + perceptibilis (see perceptible). Related: Imperceptibly. OED marks imperceivable as “Now rare.”

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