(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. imperceptible, invisible. See invisibility.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. imagined, imaginary, hidden, obscure, unobserved, veiled, occult, sensed, unperceived, unnoticed, unsuspected, curtained, unobtrusive, viewless, unviewed, invisible, sightless, dark, shrouded, unnoted, impalpable, imperceptible, inconspicuous, undiscovered.

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