- The definition of discernible is something that can be seen or felt.
An example of discernible is a person's eye color.
Perceptible, as by vision or the intellect. See Synonyms at perceptible.
(comparative more discernible, superlative most discernible)
Variant of discern
- to separate (a thing) mentally from another or others; recognize as separate or different
- to perceive or recognize; make out clearly
Origin of discernMiddle English discernen ; from Old French discerner ; from Classical Latin discernere ; from dis-, apart + cernere, to separate: see harvest
to perceive or recognize the difference