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’
    • ‘There was an almost discernible sigh of relief over evidence of resilience in house prices.’
    • ‘None of the characters undergo any kind of discernible transformation during their week in the desert.’
    • ‘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.’
    visible, detectable, noticeable, perceptible, observable, perceivable, distinguishable, recognizable, identifiable
    apparent, obvious, clear, manifest, conspicuous, patent, plain, evident, distinct, appreciable
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