no·​tice·​able | \ ˈnō-tə-sə-bəl How to pronounce noticeable (audio) \

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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Other Words from noticeable

noticeably \ ˈnō-​tə-​sə-​blē How to pronounce noticeably (audio) \ 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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Android users have enjoyed this sort of integration on a far deeper level for years, which makes the fact that the current iOS implementation is such a janky workaround even more noticeable. Chaim Gartenberg, The Verge, "iPhones can now automate tasks using NFC with Launch Center Pro," 18 Dec. 2018 Harry has decided to accessorize his platinum wedding band with a thick black ring that is more noticeable than any piece of jewelry Meghan has ever worn. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Why Prince Harry Is Wearing Two Rings During His Royal Tour with Meghan Markle," 18 Oct. 2018 But what was more noticeable today than ever before was her blush, a bright pink shade swept on the apples of her cheeks and up toward her temples. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton Just Wore Bright Pink Blush at Princess Eugenie's Royal Wedding," 12 Oct. 2018 The unified, unambiguous message from the administration made Trump’s absence even more noticeable — especially as a second meeting with Putin is still reportedly in the works. Jen Kirby, Vox, "The US intel chief just said Russian interference is “continuing”," 2 Aug. 2018 Indeed, the changes are noticeable than what visitors have encountered before. John Sharp,, "Alabama's new beachfront park unveiled as a 'showcase' for Gulf Shores," 27 Apr. 2018 Design-wise, the G8 is still very much an LG phone, with a notch and a chin, and noticeable bezels all around. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "LG G8 hands-on: Could the future of smartphones be in the palm of my hand?," 24 Feb. 2019 The only noticeable nod to her 8-year-old self was the color of her long nails: hot pink. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "Child Star Sophia Grace From 'The Ellen Show' Released a Sassy New Rap Video," 7 Jan. 2019 Most had mild or moderate cases, but one man had enough growth to block more than two-thirds of his ear canal, which may have been enough to cause noticeable hearing loss. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, "The skulls of ancient pearl divers come with abnormal ear canal bone growths," 28 Dec. 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 How to pronounce noticeable (audio) \

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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