Discernible meaning

dĭ-sûrnə-bəl
The definition of discernible is something that can be seen or felt.

An example of discernible is a person's eye color.

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Perceptible, as by vision or the intellect.
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Possible to discern; detectable or derivable by use of the senses or the intellect.

There is a discernible performance difference between a Porsche and a Civic.

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Origin of discernible

  • From Middle French discernable; spelling changed from -a- to -i- in the 17th century to conform to Latin discernibilis. Synchronically analyzable as discern +"Ž -ible.

    From Wiktionary