Origin of discernible
Examples from the Web for discernible
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To present the winner of one award, they, for no discernible reason, had to dig through five different cakes to find the envelope.The YouTube Music Awards Were Alarmingly Strange and Epically Cool|Kevin Fallon|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The one discernible bit sounded like she said "soup or star."New ‘X Factor’ Judges. Same Horrible, Boring, Ridiculous Reality Show|Kevin Fallon|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At his last stop, with no discernible breath or pulse, he was covered with a blanket, wheeled into a side room and left for dead.Pronounced Dead in Vietnam, Lt. Bill Haneke Inspires Post-9/11 Veterans|Sandra McElwaine|November 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Daddy was nowhere in here but his absence was discernible and heavy.
I think she saw me—that my quicker change of place detached my shape sufficiently to make it discernible.The Flight of the Shadow|George MacDonald
In countries where the air is thin, colours are discernible at great distances, but still tinged with the colour of that air.The Use of a Box of Colours|Harry Willson
When colours were discernible, those on journey bent all rose up: the others fain would stay them.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
By and by we began to perceive that, between and beyond the cliffs, green grass and trees were discernible.Sea Stories|Various
The fruits born of this seed are discernible in every line of his works.Percy Bysshe Shelley as a Philosopher and Reformer|Charles Sotheran
British Dictionary definitions for discernible
Word Origin and History for discernible
also discernable, 1560s, from French discernable, from discerner (see discern). Form with -a- was more common at first; spelling changed to -i- 17c. to conform to Latin discernibilis.