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Definitions for demonstrable
dɪˈmɒn strə bəl, ˈdɛm ən-demon·stra·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demonstrable, incontrovertibleadjective

    necessarily or demonstrably true

    "demonstrable truths"

  2. demonstrable, provableadjective

    capable of being demonstrated or proved

    "obvious lies"; "a demonstrable lack of concern for the general welfare"; "practical truth provable to all men"- Walter Bagehot


  1. demonstrableadjective

    Able to be demonstrated.

    It is demonstrable that water extinguishes fire.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Demonstrableadjective

    That which may be proved beyond doubt or contradiction; that which may be made not only probable, but evident.

    Etymology: demonstrabilis, Lat.

    The grand articles of our belief are as demonstrable as geometry. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps. c. 24.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demonstrableadjective

    capable of being demonstrated; that can be proved beyond doubt or question

  2. Demonstrableadjective

    proved; apparent

  3. Etymology: [L. demonstrabilis: cf. OF. demonstrable, F. dmontrable.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of demonstrable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of demonstrable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of demonstrable in a Sentence

  1. Sara Cody:

    Their action so far is not demonstrable.

  2. John Boswell:

    The New Testament takes no demonstrable position on homosexuality. To suggest that Paul's references to excesses of sexual indulgence involving homosexual behavior are indicative of a general position in opposition to same-sex eroticism is as unfounded as arguing that his condemnation of drunkenness implies opposition to the drinking of wine.

  3. Jack Semple:

    Our members tell us they have incurred substantial and demonstrable losses but so too have their customers. We had one case where a load of high-grade steel plate was written off because migrants had got into the trailer because it was delayed and that impacted all sorts of supply chains, nEW ERA.

  4. Madison Cawthorn:

    Joe Biden’s physical inability to lead is not a political talking point – it’s a demonstrable fact, president Biden is not mentally fit to serve as president of the United States.

  5. Mark Herring:

    Although the new order appears to be significantly scaled back, it still sends a horrible message to the world, to Muslim-Americans, and to minority communities across the country, without any demonstrable benefit to national security.

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