Definition of demonstrable in English:


Line breaks: dem¦on|strable
Pronunciation: /dɪˈmɒnstrəb(ə)l
, ˈdɛmən-/


Clearly apparent or capable of being logically proved: the demonstrable injustices of racism
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  • The limitations of such a view of ‘instinct’ are clearly demonstrable in Freud's writings on art and artists.
  • No such compelling reason, proven facts or demonstrable mistake has emerged.
  • You will not be disappointed if you are looking for strong direction and, a clear plot and actors with clear, demonstrable talent.


late Middle English: from Latin demonstrabilis, from demonstrare 'point out'.



Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
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  • Without the demonstrability of foolishness, there would be no hope for human progress.
  • To be sure, in traditional Catholic thought, God's ‘demonstrability’ has been considered, in Aquinas's terms, to belong not to the ‘articles of faith’ but to the ‘preambles to the articles.’
  • Such convictions though can never reach the level of absolute clarity and demonstrability that was sought by modernist epistemologies.


Pronunciation: /ˈdɛmənstrəbli/
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  • That is, of course, a demonstrably false statement.
  • This pernicious theory is, of course, demonstrably ludicrous.
  • In that respect, the present lot are neither demonstrably better nor visibly worse than any of their recent predecessors.

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