[ dih-sur-nuh-buhl, -zur- ]
/ dɪˈsɜr nə bəl, -ˈzɜr- /
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capable of being discerned; distinguishable.
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Origin of discernible
OTHER WORDS FROM discernible
dis·cern·i·ble·ness, dis·cern·a·ble·ness, noundis·cern·i·bly, dis·cern·a·bly, adverbun·dis·cern·a·ble, adjectiveun·dis·cern·a·bly, adverb
un·dis·cern·i·ble, adjectiveun·dis·cern·i·bly, adverb
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How to use discernible in a sentence
And it led on and on, utterly undiscernible to the Major or Falkner, hardly visible to Kendrew at times, but plain enough to me.A Frontier Mystery|Bertram Mitford
Thus, for some undiscernible reason, duels are not infrequent, which generally end in the death of one or both combatants.Animal Intelligence|George J. Romanes
Undiscernible, un-di-zer′ni-bl, adj. indiscernible—also Undiscer′nable.
It seemed incredible that mere paths, often all but undiscernible close at hand, should be distinguishable from this distance.Tom Slade on Mystery Trail|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The eye of some individuals is similarly arranged—some colors being undiscernible, while others are perceptible.Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science|Hudson Tuttle
British Dictionary definitions for discernible
/ (dɪˈsɜːnəbəl) /
able to be discerned; perceptible
Derived forms of discerniblediscernibly or rarely discernably, adverb
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