imperceptibly

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  • And then after all they imperceptibly fall back again into the old well-known character. Cited from Lectures on Dramatic Art, by A. W. Schlegel
  • The change had taken place as slowly and imperceptibly as a natural process. Cited from Crucial Instances, by Edith Wharton
  • The lean night wind next evening came down, and day went out almost imperceptibly. Cited from The Way of the Wild, by F. St. Mars
  • However, the hours had gone imperceptibly past them, which could not be said for the others. Cited from The Young Step-Mother,Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The window moved slowly, almost imperceptibly, under the pressure of his hands. Cited from The Big-Town Round-Up, by William MacLeod Raine
  • He led her slowly, almost imperceptibly, in the direction of the inner room. Cited from The Mask, by Arthur Hornblow
  • One could get through a lot of work in a day, and the time passed quickly, imperceptibly. Cited from The Chorus Girl and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
  • Planted on her right foot she would almost imperceptibly raise and advance her left foot. Cited from The Unwilling Vestal, by Edward Lucas White
  • It begins imperceptibly, and very likely is no more than what a native knows is there. Cited from London River, by H. M. Tomlinson
  • Then life had come imperceptibly in between them; he had gone his way, she hers. Cited from Together, by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  • He may seem not to hear, the answer may come gradually and imperceptibly, but it will come. Cited from The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss, by George L. Prentiss
  • It may have been this that caused her to start, though almost imperceptibly, and to colour. Cited from Homeward Bound, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The pattern of the river changed, at first almost imperceptibly, then more and more rapidly. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • He nodded almost imperceptibly, and laid his hand on his heart for a moment. Cited from Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia, by L. Muhlbach
  • No man can invariably read such works without growing imperceptibly better. Cited from The Young Priest's Keepsake, by Michael Phelan
  • She moved almost imperceptibly toward him, her lips parted as if to speak, but said nothing. Cited from Trail's End, by George W. Ogden
  • But she saw the light in my eyes, I suppose, for she drew away, almost imperceptibly. Cited from The Holladay Case, by Burton E. Stevenson
  • They took turns to make themselves gradually, very gradually, and imperceptibly familiar to her. Cited from Great Possessions, by Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
  • Next, his mind passed imperceptibly to other matters, until at last it lost itself God only knows where. Cited from Dead Souls, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
  • Gradually and imperceptibly, by little services here and there, I won her confidence. Cited from The Secrets of the German War Office, A.K. Graves
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Meaning of imperceptibly

  • adverb In an imperceptible manner or to an imperceptible degree
    the power of the Secretary of State in London increased gradually but imperceptibly