cognizable

[ kog-nuh-zuh-buhl ]

Part of Speech

adjective

Definition

capable of being judicially heard and determined

Origin + Etymology

from cognizance + -able

Synonyms

  • appreciable
  • audible
  • detectable
  • discernible
  • distinct
  • distinguishable
  • observable
  • palpable
  • apparent
  • clear
  • conspicuous
  • evident
  • lucid
  • perceivable
  • perspicuous
  • recognizable
  • sensible
  • signal
  • tangible
  • understandable
  • visible

Antonyms

  • hidden
  • imperceptible
  • indistinct
  • obscure
  • unrecognizable
  • vague

Example

Man, mumbly Mike sure isn't cognizable. Can anyone understand him?!

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