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    intangible - Dictionary definition and meaning for word intangible

    Definition
    (noun) assets that are saleable though not material or physical
    Synonyms : intangible asset
    Definition
    (adj) (of especially business assets) not having physical substance or intrinsic productive value
    Example Sentence
    • intangible assets such as good will
    Definition
    (adj) incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch
    Synonyms : impalpable
    Example Sentence
    • the intangible constituent of energy
    Definition
    (adj) hard to pin down or identify
    Example Sentence
    • an intangible feeling of impending disaster
    Definition
    (adj) lacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen
    Synonyms : nonphysical
    Example Sentence
    • that intangible thing--the soul
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for intangible

can be understood as in+toungue+able -> when we put some food in the mouth (tongue) we can only feel the taste but cannot perceive it by touch...

in+tangible--- tangible means that can be touched, felt, intangible means the opposite

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