Usage examples for perceptible

  1. " Very likely I may go with you," she said, with a perceptible tone of weariness. – A First Family of Tasajara by Bret Harte
  2. It was nothing; it was barely perceptible, and yet it was enough to alter Constance's mental attitude to her mother. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  3. The eyebrows and shoulders should seldom or never be remarked by any perceptible motion. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  4. Up and down the great open space this was repeated several times, the rear ranks manoeuvring so as to change places with the first and get their turn, in a way that was scarcely perceptible. – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford
  5. There is no perceptible horizon, no hard line between the life in the book and the life beyond it. – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock
  6. He turned this over for a perceptible space of time before asking slowly: " You mean that you'll give me up, if I don't do this crazy thing you propose?" – Sanctuary by Edith Wharton
  7. Its downward set of current is slight but perceptible. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  8. And as for- He broke off short, and Mr. Taynton let a perceptible pause follow before he interrupted. – The Blotting Book by E. F. Benson
  9. " Perhaps it does," and a note of perceptible caution crept into Tobin's voice. – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  10. " You have apparently made very careful inquiry," he commented with a perceptible sneer. – The Case and The Girl by Randall Parrish
  11. In order that the measure of the poem may be more perceptible to the ear. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  12. In some of these the influence of Italian poetry is also perceptible. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  13. Sue's start was perceptible. – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  14. The difference is hardly perceptible, but the earth has a diameter a few miles greater than that of Venus. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  15. He lifted his revolver and took careful aim at the barely perceptible form of the horse. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  16. So the first five years of their marriage slipped by, but toward the end with a perceptible brightening of the prospect in every direction. – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  17. As he stepped down from the doorway there was a perceptible flutter among the spectators. – McAllister and His Double by Arthur Train
  18. Yet somehow, in the quiet customerless shop, the episode, with the scarce perceptible difference in Samuel's tone at his second remark, was delicious to Constance. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  19. The change in him was perceptible to her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith