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Meaning of DISCERNIBLE

Pronunciation:  di'surnubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  perceptible by the senses or intellect; "things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause"; "the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations"; "the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles"
  2. [adj]  capable of being seen or noticed; "a discernible change in attitude"; "a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript"; "an observable change in behavior"
  3. [adj]  capable of being perceived clearly; "an essay with a meaning that was not always discernible"
 

DISCERNIBLE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: discernable, evident, noticeable, observable, perceptible
 
 Antonyms: indiscernible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*cern"i*ble\, a. [L. discernibilis.]
Capable of being discerned by the eye or the understanding;
as, a star is discernible by the eye; the identity of
difference of ideas is discernible by the understanding.

      The effect of the privations and sufferings . . . was
      discernible to the last in his temper and deportment.
                                               --Macaulay.

Syn: Perceptible; distinguishable; apparent; visible;
     evident; manifest.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: apparent, appreciable, apprehensible, ascertainable, beholdable, clear, clear as crystal, cognizable, comprehensible, conceivable, conspicuous, crystal-clear, detectable, determinable, disclosable, disclosed, discoverable, distinct, distinguishable, evident, explicit, exposable, exposed, exposed to view, express, findable, graspable, hanging out, hot, identifiable, in evidence, in full view, in plain sight, in view, indisputable, indubitable, insight, knowable, manifest, naked, noticeable, observable, obvious, open, open to view, open-and-shut, outcropping, palpable, patent, perceivable, perceptible, perspicuous, plain, plain as day, prehensible, recognizable, revealed, seeable, seizable, self-evident, self-explaining, self-explanatory, sensible, showing, spottable, tangible, to be seen, unclouded, unconcealed, understandable, undisguised, unhidden, unmistakable, viewable, visible, visual, warm, witnessable
 

 

 

 

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