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synonyms for impalpable

  • airy
  • delicate
  • disembodied
  • fine
  • imperceptible
  • imponderable
  • imprecise
  • inappreciable
  • incorporeal
  • indiscernible
  • indistinct
  • insensible
  • insubstantial
  • nebulous
  • shadowy
  • tenuous
  • thin
  • unapparent
  • unobservable
  • unperceivable
  • vague
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antonyms for impalpable

MOST RELEVANT
  • believeable
  • palpable
  • perceptible
  • substantial
  • tangible
  • understandable
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How to use impalpable in a sentence

To address Fleurette, impalpable creation of fairyland, as “old girl” was particularly distasteful.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
As he swept his long arms, as though brushing aside some impalpable obstacle, the wolves fell back and back further still.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
But it would see me mix it with the water; and then, would our poisons have any effect on its impalpable body?
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
Like a universe-filling, soft, impalpable dust it slowly sifted over me, bearing me under.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
As an impalpable flake is the beginning of an avalanche, so an imprudence is often the prelude to a great crime.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
Endemics of abortion depend on the impalpable vapors that arise from the quicksilver mines of Spain.
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
I approached at first with the utmost precaution, in order to examine the sand, and found it to be almost impalpable.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
The pall of the black squalor had been tightening about the girl's heart like an impalpable constrictor and almost strangling it.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The sides and bottom of the chamber were coated with impalpable powder, of smoke colour.
ON SOME ANCIENT BATTLE-FIELDS IN LANCASHIRECHARLES HARDWICK
It peeped in boldly, stirring up myriads of impalpable atoms and whipping them into a living line of silver.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPALPABLE

  • aerial
  • airy
  • celestial
  • dainty
  • divine
  • empyreal
  • empyrean
  • exquisite
  • fairy
  • filmy
  • fine
  • gaseous
  • ghostly
  • gossamer
  • impalpable
  • insubstantial
  • intangible
  • light
  • rarefied
  • refined
  • spiritual
  • sublime
  • subtle
  • supernal
  • tenuous
  • unearthly
  • unsubstantial
  • unworldly
  • vaporous
  • vapory
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.