discernible discernible  /dɪs ˈɜr nə bəl/


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



  1. This trend is already discernible in the form of Internet-enabled cell phones and personal digital assistants.
  2. After all, if somebody was weaving a synthetic web of untruth, he would surely have a discernible political motive.
  3. Yet Soderbergh seems defined more by these giant, wayward ambitions than by a discernible authorial personality.


  1. Liverpool: Kolo Toure Addition to Help Reds Defence Find Their Voice

    Liverpool ’s Premier League season wasn ’t impressive enough for it to have a clear, discernible turning point, but one of the most important came on a January afternoon at home to Norwich City . It wasn ’t the 5-0 win over a relegation-threatened side?the second time that the Reds had put five goals past the Canaries over the campaign?that caught the eye, but instead it was a voice at the back ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Analyst Actions: Raymond James Initiates Coverage of Legumex with Outperform Rating, $7.25 Target Price

    Special Crop Foundation, Specialty Oil Growth Engine: "Legumex has rapidly emerged as one of the world's leading providers of pulse and special crops with a discernible growth focus on
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. In her comments, Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., said "there is no discernible impact" in Nevada from the bailout money.
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Shelley Berkley Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Justice Stevens said the death penalty was a "pointless and needless extinction of life with only marginal contributions to any discernible social or public purposes".
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: John Paul Stevens Source: The Australian

  3. "I was having a hard time at school in terms of being c--p at everything, with no discernible talent," Radcliffe told the paper.
    on Aug 18, 2008 By: Daniel Radcliffe Source: NBC30.com

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