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- adj. unobservable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not observable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Incapable of being directly observed even with the aid of instruments.
But the truly pious is never at rest in his mind, but when he stands upon his guard against the most minute and inobservable encroaches of sin, as knowing them upon this account perhaps more dangerous than greater; that the enemy that is least feared, is usually the soonest felt.
The form of the skull or cranium, differs no less than the colour of the skin, in different individuals; and one kind of its form runs by gentle and almost inobservable grada - tions into another; yet there is, on the whole, a very re - markable constancy of character in the crania of different nations, contributing very essentially to national peculiarities of form, and corresponding exactly to the features whicli characterise such nations.
Treatise on the influence of climate on the human species; and on the varieties of men resulting from it; including an account of the criteria of intelligence, which the form of the head presents; and a sketch of a rational system of physiognomy as founded in physiology