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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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 Most noteworthy is a new center console that provides storage for larger items thanks to clever tweaks. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Honda CR-V hybrid boosts mpg, offers smooth performance (review)," 28 Mar. 2020 The former president’s praise of Birx and Fauci is especially noteworthy. Tom Benning, Dallas News, "George W. Bush, citing Birx and Fauci, has ‘absolute confidence’ in nation’s coronavirus experts," 24 Mar. 2020 Most noteworthy is a new center console that provides storage for larger items thanks to clever tweaks. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "Honda CR-V hybrid boosts mpg, offers smooth performance," 17 Mar. 2020 The latest in her series of , the chameleonic statement proved her off-runway beauty is just as noteworthy as her show-ready looks. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "Bella Hadid Steps Out With a New Set of Brow-Grazing Bangs," 13 Mar. 2020 The deal is noteworthy for being the company’s first investment outside of Alphabet. Jonathan Vanian, Fortune, "More and more companies are gaining an appetite for A.I. acquisitions," 3 Mar. 2020 The group the security firm FireEye calls APT33 is especially noteworthy. Dorothy Denning, The Conversation, "How Iran’s military outsources its cyberthreat forces," 22 Jan. 2020 The lack of rules—and critical policing—is especially noteworthy now that the medium is suddenly conquering large swaths of the mainstream entertainment industry. Hugh Eakin, Harper's magazine, "Selective Hearing," 19 Jan. 2020 Another national publication has decided Milwaukee is suddenly noteworthy ahead of the Democratic National Convention in July. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Eater includes Milwaukee on list of places to eat in 2020," 8 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of noteworthy

1552, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of noteworthy was in 1552

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1 Apr 2020

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“Noteworthy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 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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