Definition of discernible in English:

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discernible

Pronunciation: /dɪˈsəːnɪb(ə)l/

adjective

Able to be discerned; perceptible: the scandal had no discernible effect on his career the inscription was barely discernible
More example sentences
  • The carrot's flavour was discernible, but quite distinct from that in a savoury dish.
  • The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate.
  • Nor are there any evident truths discernible without regard to our historical context.
Synonyms
visible, detectable, noticeable, perceptible, observable, perceivable, distinguishable, recognizable, identifiable;
apparent, obvious, clear, manifest, conspicuous, patent, plain, evident, distinct, appreciable

Derivatives

discernibly

Pronunciation: /dɪˈsəːnɪb(ə)li/
adverb
Example sentences
  • Having said that, it is true that you can find tights for most requirements, and their quality has improved discernibly.
  • The third element is the element of dissatisfaction which, although discernibly separate, is really running together, in our submission, in tandem with the concept of a person being affected.
  • This silence, discernibly due to information poverty, points to the urgency for an informed and sustained debate about the issue of genetically manipulating food products.

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