Definition of 'palpable'
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There is definitely a more palpable feeling of modernity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A palpable sense of itchy excitement is mounting at the prospect of a bear encounter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They count our fury as evidence of a palpable hit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The urge for victory was almost palpable. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)There was palpable relief in the room. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These days there is a palpable sense of pride in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2010)MPs got in a few palpable hits. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The seething sense of unfairness is almost palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So there was palpable relief yesterday as they received a dramatic double boost. The Sun (2012)The sense of misery in the jeep was now palpable. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)The darkness and cold are almost palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His relief was palpable when the red flag was shown. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His importance to the side explains the palpable sense of relief. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For the sense of anticipation of change was almost palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At the final whistle the sense of relief was palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He finds talking about his fractured upbringing harrowing and there is a palpable air of sadness about him. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The expectation that he will perform here is palpable and almost as strong as the affection for him. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There's a palpable feeling of confidence in the future. The Sun (2011)The tone is always respectful, but the intensity of feeling is palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is a palpable sense of new economic beginnings, optimism and recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The release was only to be expected, the relief palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A palpable hit or a cultural binge that brings down a plague on both their houses? Times, Sunday Times (2011)One pal said: 'The pain in the air was palpable. The Sun (2010)Surely this was a palpable hit, and the German vessel had been sunk. TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)This week though, I can record a palpable hit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With her limpid touch and palpable feeling for the unfolding of form, she avoids excessive emphasis, but firmness is there when called for. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'palpable'
British English: palpable ADJECTIVE
You describe something as palpable when it is obvious or intense and easily noticed.
The tension between them is palpable.
Definition of palpable from the Collins English Dictionary
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