distinguishable distinguishable  /dɪs ˈtɪŋɡwɪ ʃə bəl/


  1. (adj) capable of being perceived as different or distinct
  2. (adj) (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality


  1. The dolls are distinguishable by the numbers stamped on their backs and the various notions that adorn them.
  2. The show is an updated version of Happy Days, a genial exercise in instant nostalgia, and Vinnie Barbarino is barely distinguishable from Arthur Fonzarelli, a.
  3. Unfortunately, mainstream right-wing parties in Europe are barely distinguishable from the Social Democrats these days.


  1. Young Morton Grove Boy Scout soaring higher than most

    Embarking on an Eagle Scout project is rare and distinguishable, but what makes Steven Kuschner unique among that small group is that he just turned 14 years old. Two of the 70 scouts in Morton Grove Troop 228 just became Eagle Scouts, but they’re both approaching their 18th birthdays, which is the norm. Kuschner is following in his father’s footsteps, as Mitchell Kuschner became an Eagle Scout ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Morton Grove Champion

  2. Don't Trust Markets That Believe Bad Economic News Is A Good Thing

    In his book ?Thinking Fast and Slow,? Nobel Prize winning economist and Princeton professor, Daniel Kahneman states, ?A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguishable from truth. Authoritarian institutions and markets have always known this fact.?
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "While we have not yet been served with this complaint, we believe that the designs at issue are clearly distinguishable from those of Levi's," Polo Ralph Lauren said.
    on Jul 25, 2007 By: Ralph Lauren Source: CNNMoney.com

  2. Gideon Levy, a writer for the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz, wrote, "A state that takes such steps is no longer distinguishable from a terror organization."
    on Jul 19, 2006 By: Gideon Levy Source: Seattle Times

  3. "We don't see any connection, I repeat, any connection between the issue of polygamy and the issue of same sex marriage. Any attempt to make that kind of connection is simply a way of confusing distinguishable issues in every regard," responded...
    on Jan 23, 2005 By: Irwin Cotler Source: Enter Stage Right

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