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 Dictionary entry overview: What does discernible mean? 

DISCERNIBLE (adjective)
  The adjective DISCERNIBLE has 3 senses:

1. perceptible by the senses or intellect
2. capable of being perceived clearly
3. capable of being seen or noticed

  Familiarity information: DISCERNIBLE used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

DISCERNIBLE (adjective)

Sense 1discernible [BACK TO TOP]


Perceptible by the senses or intellect


discernable; discernible

Context examples:

things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause / the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations / the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles


indiscernible (difficult or impossible to perceive or discern)

Sense 2discernible [BACK TO TOP]


Capable of being perceived clearly

Context example:

an essay with a meaning that was not always discernible


perceptible (capable of being perceived by the mind or senses)

Sense 3discernible [BACK TO TOP]


Capable of being seen or noticed


observable; evident; discernible

Context examples:

a discernible change in attitude / a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript / an observable change in behavior


noticeable (capable or worthy of being perceived)

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