Dictionary.com

demonstrable

[ dih-mon-struh-buhl, dem-uhn- ]
/ dɪˈmɒn strə bəl, ˈdɛm ən- /
Save This Word!

adjective
capable of being demonstrated or proved.
clearly evident; obvious: a demonstrable lack of concern for the general welfare.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of demonstrable

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin dēmonstrābilis, equivalent to Latin dēmonstrā(re) (see demonstrate) + -bilis -ble

OTHER WORDS FROM demonstrable

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use demonstrable in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for demonstrable

demonstrable
/ (ˈdɛmənstrəbəl, dɪˈmɒn-) /

adjective
able to be demonstrated or proved

Derived forms of demonstrable

demonstrability or demonstrableness, noundemonstrably (ˈdɛmənstrəblɪ, dɪˈmɒn-), adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK