All 3 Uses of
The Lords of Discipline
- An immense psychological pressure, palpable and inchoate, was loose in that room.†
Chpt 2.16 *
- But touching the place where the child was made it no longer symbolic; it was real and palpable and material.†
- I moved through the azaleas cautiously, silently; and for a moment a delicious, almost palpable curiosity had replaced the fear.†
(palpable) very apparent (so strong, it almost seems to take a material form that can be touched)editor's notes: "Palpable" is frequently used to describe the intensity of an emotion shared between people who can see each other. The implication is that the emotion is so strong, it almost takes a material form that can be touched.