Definition of Scrutable

1. a. Discoverable by scrutiny, inquiry, or critical examination.

Definition of Scrutable

1. Adjective. (informal) understandable, comprehensible ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrutable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrutable

scruples
scrupling
scrupulist
scrupulists
scrupulize
scrupulized
scrupulizes
scrupulizing
scrupulosities
scrupulosity
scrupulous
scrupulously
scrupulousness
scrupulousnesses
scrutability
scrutable (current term)
scrutation
scrutations
scrutator
scrutin de liste
scrutin de liste system
scrutin uninomial system
scrutin uninominal voting system
scrutineer
scrutineered
scrutineering
scrutineers
scrutinies
scrutinise
scrutinised

Literary usage of Scrutable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fundamentals Or Bases of Belief: Concerning Man, God, and the Correlation of by Thomas Griffith (1871)
"... is as much scrutable by the way in which He acts to us as you are scrutable to me, or other men are scrutable to me, by ways and acts. ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1872)
"scrutable PROVIDENCES. WHEN, the other day, a juror in one of the Westfield suits ... Is not this a Providence so scrutable that he who runs may read ? ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1879)
"I qualify my statement by the word scrutable, because it is entirely outside the pale of scientific research to speculate upon possible inscrutable ends in ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1879)
"I qualify my statement by the word scrutable, because it is entirely outside the pale of scientific research to ..."

5. Lectures on Popular Education: Delivered to the Edinburgh Philosophical by George Combe (1848)
"Instead of a system of mysterious fatalism it will be one of causation, regular in its action, scrutable in its principles, designedly adapted to the ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Scrutable on Dictionary.com!Search for Scrutable on Thesaurus.com!Search for Scrutable on Google!Search for Scrutable on Wikipedia!