His sadness over her descent into shooting up after managing to stay clean for a period is palpable.
The undercurrent was palpable: It could easily have been us.
His dislike for his opponent, 26 years his junior, whom he beat by a 7-point margin, is visceral and palpable.
The story is schematic and contrived rather than palpable and lived.
She was the yin to Indy's yang, the pepper to his salt, and the chemistry between them was palpable.
Her voice, her palpable agitation, prepared us for something extraordinary.
How can they expect us to believe this transparent falsehood—this palpable device?
A palpable success here for either side must go far to decide the issue of the war.
But this is the privilege of beauty, that being the loveliest she is also the most palpable to sight.
The weak points in that Bill are—a—too palpable, and I fancy you and I should not differ much on that head.
late 14c., "that can be touched," from Late Latin palpabilis "that may be touched or felt," from Latin palpare "touch gently, stroke" (see feel (v.)). Figurative sense of "easily perceived, evident" also is from late 14c. Related: Palpably.
palpable pal·pa·ble (pāl'pə-bəl)
Perceptible to touch; capable of being palpated.