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Daemon
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imperceptible

(adjective) Impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses.

Synonyms: unperceivable

Usage: The world may indeed be considered as a vast machine, in which the great wheels are originally set in motion by those which are very minute, and almost imperceptible to any but the strongest eyes.
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imperceptible
Definition: (adjective) Impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses.
Synonyms: unperceivable
Usage: The world may indeed be considered as a vast machine, in which the great wheels are originally set in motion by those which are very minute, and almost imperceptible to any but the strongest eyes.
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The world may indeed be considered as a vast machine,
in which the great wheels are originally set in motion by those which are very minute,
and almost imperceptible to any but the strongest eyes.

great usage quote :)
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imperceptible (adj.)
early 15c., from Middle French imperceptible (15c.), from Medieval Latin imperceptibilis, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + perceptibilis (see perceptible). Related: Imperceptibly; imperceptibility. OED marks imperceivable (1610s) as "Now rare."
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If it's imperceptible, it's impossible to perceive with any of the senses. The world might be spinning, but it's imperceptible from your couch.
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Within the word imperceptible you see the word percept, which means "the object of your perception." Like impossible, the im in imperceptible means it cannot be perceived. Imperceptible is rarely used in the absolute sense of the word — it is usually paired with almost. Horton hears the Who but the tiny sounds of the Whos were almost imperceptible to everyone else.
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imperceptible

Definition: (adjective) Impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses.
Synonyms: unperceivable
Irma Crespo
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imperceptible

Definition: (adjective) Impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses.
Synonyms: unperceivable
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