Definitions of perceptibly

  1. In a perceptible manner.

Usage examples for perceptibly

  1. Presently she fixed her eye upon him- its expression, the while, slowly but perceptibly changing, and exciting strange feelings within him. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  2. We had covered several hundred miles without propulsion, and our speed had not decreased perceptibly, when, moving a lever at his side, Reon turned the aerenoid slightly downward. – Zarlah the Martian by R. Norman Grisewood
  3. She shrank perceptibly at the name on his lips. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  4. And, without waiting for an answer, Archie had darted out in pursuit of Laddie, but not before Phillis's swift upward glance had shown her a face that had grown perceptibly paler in the last few minutes. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  5. The stranger's gait was slow, and perceptibly unsteady. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  6. Her lips trembled perceptibly; but she went forward, and, taking Ann's hand in hers, stood facing Cronk. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  7. The patches of sunlight which fell through the vines over their heads had shifted their places perceptibly when he stopped, his head high, his gray eagle's eyes flashing. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  8. He waited perceptibly before he added: " I hope you have decided to be my partner in the mine." – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  9. Mrs. Champney had been failing perceptibly the last few weeks, and all excitement was forbidden her. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  10. It is most important that the professional criminal class should be diminished at a quicker rate than is the case at present; and, in spite of police statistics to the contrary, it is a class which has not become perceptibly smaller within the last twenty or five and twenty years. – Crime and Its Causes by William Douglas Morrison
  11. He seemed to be in good spirits, and not perceptibly older than he was ten years before. – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  12. He bowed, hardly perceptibly, to Falk, with the snarl of a dog who sees a strange dog in its yard. – The Red Room by August Strindberg
  13. As she began to speak, George Holt's face flashed triumph at having led her on; at what she said it fell perceptibly, but he instantly controlled it and said casually: " In any event, it was your own business." – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  14. The illustrations increase perceptibly the appeal of the text. – George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians by T. Martin Wood
  15. A shiver passed perceptibly over the people, prepared as they were for this long foreseen announcement. – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  16. It had grown perceptibly, just on the journey into town to Marci's place. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  17. Mrs. Bennet grew perceptibly paler as she looked. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  18. It would also have linked the Russians, loosely, perhaps, but perceptibly, to the Western Powers. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  19. The air grew perceptibly cooler as we wound back and forth, always at good speed behind the American engineer, mounting to the upper plateau surrounding the capital, not through mountains but by a vast, steadily rising world. – Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond by Harry A. Franck
  20. Charlie's eyes widened perceptibly. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower