note·​wor·​thy | \ ˈnōt-ˌwər-t͟hē How to pronounce noteworthy (audio) \

Definition of noteworthy

: worthy of or attracting attention especially because of some special excellence a noteworthy contribution

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Other Words from noteworthy

noteworthily \ ˈnōt-​ˌwər-​t͟hə-​lē How to pronounce noteworthily (audio) \ adverb
noteworthiness \ ˈnōt-​ˌwər-​t͟hē-​nəs How to pronounce noteworthiness (audio) \ noun

Examples of noteworthy in a Sentence

He gave several noteworthy performances during his short career. Nothing noteworthy happened that evening. Her art is noteworthy for its great quality and beauty.
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Recent Examples on the Web While their work doesn’t fall into a mainstream pop genre, Roman Street’s accomplishments are noteworthy. al, "‘Balcony of the World:’ Band’s latest opens new vistas," 12 Mar. 2020 The participation of banks is noteworthy because the financial industry has faced increasing pressure in recent weeks to stop financing fossil fuels. Josh Siegel, Washington Examiner, "Banking giants Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase join GOP-led carbon tax push," 13 Feb. 2020 While the prospect alone is exciting for the family, the effort itself is noteworthy, the Mallorys said. Jim Riccioli, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A family farm in Eagle might be catering Brantley Gilbert's concert at Fiserv Forum," 4 Feb. 2020 The sale is noteworthy because the Baker Building, constructed a century ago and once known as the Fidelity Building, has languished despite a flurry of recent projects in the neighborhood. Michelle Jarboe, cleveland, "Baker Building in downtown Cleveland sells in $3.5 million transaction," 30 Jan. 2020 This was noteworthy because conventional action potentials are usually caused by sodium and potassium ions. Quanta Magazine, "Hidden Computational Power Found in the Arms of Neurons," 14 Jan. 2020 What’s noteworthy about this year’s survey is that last year’s top job role, blockchain developer, is absent from the latest list. Jonathan Vanian, Fortune, "This Year’s Hottest Job Involves Artificial Intelligence," 10 Dec. 2019 One change that’s noteworthy is that this year there will be no vehicles on display outside the convention center. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "60th annual Houston AutoRama celebrates custom creations," 15 Nov. 2019 What’s most noteworthy about this gritty entry in the DC canon and Joaquin Phoenix’s sensational, highly physical lead performance is the pathos brought to a pathetically disenfranchised character. Thr Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, "Hollywood Reporter Critics' 20 Favorite Films From the Fall Festivals," 15 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of noteworthy

1552, in the meaning defined above

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“Noteworthy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of noteworthy

: important or interesting enough to be noticed : deserving attention


note·​wor·​thy | \ ˈnōt-ˌwər-t͟hē How to pronounce noteworthy (audio) \

Kids Definition of noteworthy

: worthy of attention : remarkable a noteworthy event

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