noticeable

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adjective 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

noticeably

play \ˈnō-tə-sə-blē\ adverb

Examples of noticeable in a Sentence

  1. The spot on your shirt is very noticeable.

  2. There has been a noticeable improvement in her behavior.

  3. a noticeable change in the weather

  4. It was noticeable that they were not prepared to give the presentation.

Recent Examples of noticeable from the Web

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First Known Use of noticeable

1753

Synonym Discussion of noticeable

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 Defined for English Language Learners

noticeable

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adjective

Definition of noticeable for English Language Learners

  • : able to be easily seen or noticed


NOTICEABLE Defined for Kids

noticeable

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adjective no·tice·able \ ˈnō-tə-sə-bəl \

Definition of noticeable for Students

:deserving notice :likely to attract attention a noticeable spot

noticeably

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

Synonym Discussion of noticeable

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.


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