no·​tice·​able | \ˈnō-tə-sə-bəl \

Definition of noticeable 

1 : worthy of notice noticeable for its influence on young filmmakers

2 : likely to be noticed a noticeable improvement a noticeable change in the weather

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noticeably \ˈnō-​tə-​sə-​blē \ adverb

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noticeable, remarkable, prominent, outstanding, conspicuous, salient, striking mean attracting notice or attention. noticeable applies to something unlikely to escape observation. a piano recital with no noticeable errors remarkable applies to something so extraordinary or exceptional as to invite comment. a film of remarkable intelligence and wit prominent applies to something commanding notice by standing out from its surroundings or background. a doctor who occupies a prominent position in the town outstanding applies to something that rises above and excels others of the same kind. honored for her outstanding contributions to science conspicuous applies to something that is obvious and unavoidable to the sight or mind. conspicuous bureaucratic waste salient applies to something of significance that merits the attention given it. the salient points of the speech striking applies to something that impresses itself powerfully and deeply upon the observer's mind or vision. the region's striking poverty

noticeable and outstanding mean attracting notice or attention. noticeable is used for something that is likely to be observed. There's been a noticeable improvement in your grades. outstanding is used for something that attracts notice because it rises above and is better than others of the same kind. She's an outstanding tennis player.

Examples of noticeable in a Sentence

The spot on your shirt is very noticeable. There has been a noticeable improvement in her behavior. a noticeable change in the weather It was noticeable that they were not prepared to give the presentation.
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When PCWorld originally reviewed Microsoft’s Surface Go tablet, the absence of an LTE option was noticeable—this was the Surface Go, after all. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Microsoft adds LTE options to the Surface Go, making it the always-connected PC it should be," 13 Nov. 2018 The green moisturizer is super soothing and works to counteract redness—after a month, the difference is noticeable. Lindsay Schallon, Glamour, "The It Cosmetics Foundation I Tell Everyone About Is 25 Percent Off," 2 Nov. 2018 In the up-down race for control of Congress, Democrats appear to have a noticeable advantage on one of the most high-profile issues of the moment: immigration overhaul. Amber Phillips, Washington Post, "Why Kirsten Gillibrand and other Democrats’ calls to abolish ICE are politically risky," 29 June 2018 The two biggest additions, The Phoenician Spa and The Phoenician Athletic Club, are freestanding facilities that just opened and are the most noticeable changes. Dawn Gilbertson, azcentral, "Check out the Phoenician resort's fresh look: New spa, golf course, lobby," 11 July 2018 The gold piece was particularly noticeable during his visits across Wales this week. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Why Prince Charles Always Wears a Ring on His Pinky," 5 July 2018 Ordering kiosks will be the most noticeable change. Daniel B. Kline, USA TODAY, "Fast food future: Your McDonald's experience is about to change," 2 May 2018 The most noticeable change though is definitely the mornings. Molly Kimball,, "Alcohol Free for 40: Check in and tell us how you're doing," 6 Mar. 2018 Jenner, 22, got the most noticeable change out of the two KarJenner sisters when she was spotted sitting courtside at boyfriend Blake Griffin’s Los Angeles Clippers basketball game with a noticeably shorter shoulder length bob. Kaitlyn Frey,, "Kendall Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian Debut Fresh Haircuts On the Same Day," 25 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of noticeable

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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English Language Learners Definition of noticeable

: able to be easily seen or noticed


no·​tice·​able | \ˈnō-tə-sə-bəl \

Kids Definition of noticeable

: deserving notice : likely to attract attention a noticeable spot

Other Words from noticeable

noticeably \-​blē \ adverb The volume got noticeably louder.

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