Definition of discernible in English:


(also discernable)


  • Able to be discerned; perceptible.

    ‘the scandal had no discernible effect on his career’
    ‘the inscription was barely discernible’
    • ‘The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate.’
    • ‘None of the characters undergo any kind of discernible transformation during their week in the desert.’
    • ‘Nor are there any evident truths discernible without regard to our historical context.’
    • ‘The carrot's flavour was discernible, but quite distinct from that in a savoury dish.’
    • ‘There was an almost discernible sigh of relief over evidence of resilience in house prices.’
    visible, detectable, noticeable, perceptible, observable, perceivable, distinguishable, recognizable, identifiable
    apparent, obvious, clear, manifest, conspicuous, patent, plain, evident, distinct, appreciable
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