Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “imperceptible”

imperceptible

adjective uk   /ˌɪm.pəˈsep.tɪ.bl̩/ us    /-pɚˈsep.tə-/
unable to be noticed or felt because of being very slight: She heard a faint, almost imperceptible cry.Indistinct and invisibleExtremely smallSmall
imperceptibly
adverb uk   /-bli/ us    /-pɚˈsep.tə-/
Gradually, almost imperceptibly, her condition had worsened.Indistinct and invisible
(Definition of imperceptible from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of imperceptible?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “imperceptible” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hoppy

like hops (= dried fruit used to make beer)

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More