no·​tice·​able ˈnō-tə-sə-bəl How to pronounce noticeable (audio)
: worthy of notice
noticeable for its influence on young filmmakers
: likely to be noticed
a noticeable improvement
a noticeable change in the weather
noticeably adverb
Choose the Right Synonym for 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

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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Word History

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of noticeable was in 1753

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“Noticeable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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no·​tice·​able ˈnōt-ə-sə-bəl How to pronounce noticeable (audio)
: worthy of notice
noticeable for its fine coloring
: capable of being or likely to be noticed
a noticeable improvement
noticeably adverb

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