Could we transport ourselves to a neighbouring world, the earth would seem a star, not distinguishable in kind from the rest.
In other words, the two forms of language were not distinguishable.
The truth is that the number of distinguishable living creatures almost surpasses imagination.
The whole moving cloud had lowered to a distinguishable distance.
This is distinguishable from the foregoing species by its smaller size, and in having the rump velvety black instead of crimson.
This is distinguishable from the foregoing by its very short tail.
In the midst of this I could see nothing, and the buffaloes were not distinguishable until within thirty feet.
Several islands were seen, but some so far-off as scarcely to be distinguishable.
This is the value of nursing, the reason nursing exists as a distinguishable social and human service.
Among the Young Ones, Lake saw, was a distinguishable difference.
1560s, from Middle French distinguiss-, stem of distinguer, or directly from Latin distinguere "to separate between, separate by pricking," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + -stinguere "to prick" (see extinguish, and cf. Latin instinguere "to incite, impel").
The suffix -ish is due to the influence of many verbs in which it is the equivalent of Old French -iss-, ultimately from Latin inchoative suffix -iscere (this is also the case in extinguish, admonish, and astonish). Related: Distinguishing. The earlier form of the verb was distinguen (mid-14c.).