scrutable

adjective
scru·​ta·​ble | \ ˈskrü-tə-bəl How to pronounce scrutable (audio) \

Definition of scrutable

: capable of being deciphered : comprehensible

Examples of scrutable in a Sentence

she thinks that she's a sly and subtle schemer, but her machinations and motives are all too scrutable to those of us who know her
Recent Examples on the Web This transition of oil ownership from large, scrutable giants to smaller, obscure operators is one reason why some climate campaigners have argued against fossil fuel divestment. Eamon Barrett, Fortune, 11 May 2022

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First Known Use of scrutable

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scrutable

Late Latin scrutabilis searchable, from Latin scrutari

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The first known use of scrutable was circa 1600

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Last Updated

23 May 2022

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“Scrutable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scrutable. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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