Discernible vs. Perceivable

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  • Discernible (adjective)

    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."

  • Perceivable (adjective)

    Capable of being perceived; discernible.

  • Discernible (adjective)

    Capable of being discerned by the eye or the understanding; as, a star is discernible by the eye; the identity of difference of ideas is discernible by the understanding.

  • Perceivable (adjective)

    Capable of being perceived; perceptible.

Webster Dictionary
  • Discernible (adjective)

    perceptible by the senses or intellect;

    "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"

  • Discernible (adjective)

    capable of being perceived clearly;

    "an essay with a meaning that was not always discernible"

  • Discernible (adjective)

    capable of being seen or noticed;

    "a discernible change in attitude"

    "a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript"

    "an observable change in behavior"

  • Perceivable (adjective)

    capable of being perceived especially by sight or hearing;

    "perceivable through the mist"

  • Perceivable (adjective)

    capable of being apprehended or understood

Princeton's WordNet

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