de·​mon·​stra·​ble | \ di-ˈmän(t)-strə-bəl How to pronounce demonstrable (audio) \

Definition of demonstrable

1 : capable of being demonstrated

Other Words from demonstrable

demonstrability \ di-​ˌmän(t)-​strə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce demonstrable (audio) \ noun
demonstrably \ di-​ˈmän(t)-​strə-​blē How to pronounce demonstrable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of demonstrable in a Sentence

There is no demonstrable evidence that the treatment is effective. as a serious scientist, she is only interested in demonstrable phenomena
Recent Examples on the Web As demand for demonstrable infosec rises, the service industry is scrambling to find affordable and efficient ways to prove continuous compliance. Eva Pittas, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2022 The Global Vision Award honorees in this category are models for making a positive, demonstrable impact on both a destination and the people who call it home. Jeff Chu, Travel + Leisure, 15 Mar. 2022 These ideas, though sympathetic, demonstrable and central to the book’s moral philosophy, feel more like learning moments than storytelling. Washington Post, 21 Jan. 2022 Successful brand response campaigns strengthen your brand by increasing brand loyalty and generating a demonstrable, positive ROI. Christena Garduno, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021 Studies show no demonstrable positive effect on recidivism; in fact, in some cases, supermax inmates have a higher chance of returning to crime. Sean-michael Pigeon, National Review, 23 Aug. 2021 Gettleman also invested the 2019 sixth overall pick in Daniel Jones, who, playing behind a meager offensive line, has neither flopped nor offered demonstrable evidence that he should be viewed as the team’s long-term quarterback. New York Times, 10 Jan. 2022 But extreme cleanliness in our everyday lives, coupled with strong cleaning products, and lots of time indoors, appears to have a demonstrable impact on our bodies. Kara Miller,, 16 Dec. 2021 The delays raise the specter for a shutdown beginning midnight Friday and carrying into the weekend, which might have little demonstrable effect on most Americans. Arkansas Online, 2 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of demonstrable

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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28 Mar 2022

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“Demonstrable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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