Distinguishable
Distinguishable Dis*tin"guish*a*ble, a. 1. Capable of being distinguished; separable; divisible; discernible; capable of recognition; as, a tree at a distance is distinguishable from a shrub. [1913 Webster]

A simple idea being in itself uncompounded . . . is not distinguishable into different ideas. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

2. Worthy of note or special regard. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


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