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pal·pa·ble

 (păl′pə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Capable of being handled, touched, or felt; tangible: "Anger rushed out in a palpable wave through his arms and legs" (Herman Wouk).
b. Medicine Capable of being felt by palpating: a palpable tumor.
2. Easily perceived; obvious: "There was a palpable sense of expectation in the court" (Nelson DeMille). See Synonyms at perceptible.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin palpābilis, from Latin palpāre, to touch gently; see pāl- in Indo-European roots.]

pal′pa·bil′i·ty n.
pal′pa·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.palpably - so as to be palpable; "she was palpably nervous"
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palpably

[ˈpælpəblɪ] ADV
1. (lit) → palpablemente
2. (fig) (= manifestly) a palpably unjust sentenceuna condena manifiestamente injusta
that is palpably untrueeso es a todas luces falso

palpably

[ˈpælpəbli] adv (= obviously) [absurd, inadequate] → manifestement

palpably

adv (= clearly)eindeutig; (= tangibly)spürbar; the scene was palpably intense to watchman konnte die Spannung in dieser Szene regelrecht spüren

palpably

[ˈpælpəblɪ] advpalesemente, evidentemente
References in classic literature ?
Much might be ruminated here, concerning the essential dignity of this regal process, because in common life we esteem but meanly and contemptibly a fellow who anoints his hair, and palpably smells of that anointing.
His manner became palpably anxious; and his choice of words was more carefully selected than ever.
In the case for which it is chiefly designed, that of an immediate attack upon the constitutional rights of the Executive, or in a case in which the public good was evidently and palpably sacrificed, a man of tolerable firmness would avail himself of his constitutional means of defense, and would listen to the admonitions of duty and responsibility.
We heard, from one who knew him well (what should be stated in all mention of his lamentable irregularities), that with a single glass of wine his whole nature was reversed, the demon became uppermost, and, though none of the usual signs of intoxication were visible, his will was palpably insane.
Her hair was palpably dyed--her hat was jauntily set on her head, and ornamented with a gay feather.
It was neither dated nor signed, and the handwriting was palpably disguised.
She thought it would be an excellent match; and only too palpably desirable, natural, and probable, for her to have much merit in planning it.
It bristled from her so palpably that one might almost have cut it with a sword.
But such was unreasoning memory that, though he stood there openly and palpably a converted man, who was sorrowing for his past irregularities, a fear overcame her, paralyzing her movement so that she neither retreated nor advanced.
He had often begun to make reflections or think aloud in her company, and she had always answered him either by a brief but appropriate remark- showing that it did not interest her- or by a silent look and smile which more palpably than anything else showed Pierre her superiority.
Lady Janet's reply pointed--not too palpably at first--at that second motive for Julian's journey which she had suspected Julian of concealing from her.
Such being my conjectures, any one acquainted with the appearance of New Bedford may very readily infer how palpably I must have seen my mistake.