Imperceptible and Visible


Imperceptible adjective - Not perceptible by a sense or by the mind.
Usage example: a slight difference in hue between the two glasses that's imperceptible unless they're placed side by side

Visible is an antonym for imperceptible in topics: undetectable, perceptible.

Nearby Word: imperceptibly


Visible adjective - Capable of being seen.
Usage example: the visible light spectrum runs from red to violet

Imperceptible is an antonym for visible.

Nearby Words: vision, visibly, visibility

Both words in one sentence

  • In one variation, characters are placed "out of phase" so they're imperceptible to anyone on the show, but still visible to the audience.
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