- intangible (adj.)
- 1630s, "incapable of being touched," from French intangible (c. 1500) or directly from Medieval Latin intangibilis, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + Late Latin tangibilis "that may be touched" (see tangible). Figurative sense of "that cannot be grasped by the mind" is from 1880. Noun meaning "anything intangible" is from 1914. Related: Intangibly.
- 1. There are intangible benefits beyond a rise in the share price.
- 2. The old building had an intangible air of sadness about it.
- 3. The old building had an intangible air of sadness about it.
- 4. Sound and light are intangible.
- 5. It was vague , intangible , appealing only to some strange, nameless sixth sense.
- 这桩事是虚无缥缈 、 不可捉摸的, 只有通过什么不可思议, 难以名状的第六感觉才会领会.
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