appreciable


adjective

  1. sufficient to be readily perceived or estimated; considerable: There is an appreciable difference between socialism and communism.

adjective

  1. sufficient to be easily seen, measured, or noticed
adj.

1818 (mid-15c. in sense “worthy”); from French appréciable and directly from Medieval Latin appretiabilis, from Late Latin appretiare (see appreciate). Related: Appreciably.

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