Impalpable vs. Imperceptible

Impalpable vs. Imperceptible — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Impalpable and Imperceptible

Impalpableadjective

Not perceptible to the touch; intangible.

Imperceptibleadjective

Impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses

an imperceptible drop in temperature.

Impalpableadjective

Difficult to perceive or grasp by the mind.

Imperceptibleadjective

So subtle, slight, or gradual as to be barely perceptible

an imperceptible nod.

Impalpableadjective

Not able to be perceived by the senses (especially by touch); intangible or insubstantial.

Imperceptibleadjective

not perceptible, not detectable, too small in magnitude to be observed

We all missed the imperceptible shake of his head as he tried to warn us without being seen.

Impalpableadjective

Not easily grasped or understood.

Imperceptibleadjective

impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses;

an imperceptible drop in temperaturean imperceptible nodcolor is unperceivable to the touch

Impalpableadjective

incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch;

the intangible constituent of energy

Impalpableadjective

imperceptible to the senses or the mind;

an impalpable cloudimpalpable shadowsimpalpable distinctionsas impalpable as a dream

Impalpableadjective

not perceptible to the touch;

an impalpable pulse