Monday, May 12, 2014

Vocab word of the week

pal·pa·ble  [pal-puh-buhl]
1. readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; evident: a palpable lie; palpable absurdity.
2. capable of being touched or felt; tangible.
3. Medicine/Medical . perceptible by palpation.

1350–1400; Middle English  < Late Latin palpābilis  that can be touched, equivalent to palpā ( re ) to stroke, touch, palpate1  + -bilis -ble

1 comment:

  1. This is a good word that I've used many times without even knowing it's real definition LOL! I'm glad I've used it correctly >.>