Discernible by touch
Capable of being noticed or apprehended mentally
His pain was almost palpable, and she couldn't help feeling it was too raw for him to fake.
There was palpable tension in the room.
It seemed suddenly to have become palpable; I felt it yield to pressure.
There was a palpable sense of panic.
It is true that he made an ostensible offer on the franchise question, but that proposal was made dependent on so many conditions that it was a palpable sham.