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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Driving in that cathartic and familiar pool of common pop-culture knowledge is nice, too, although in this case there is a very noticeable lack of shortcuts. Kelly Conaboy, The Cut, "Traveling Through Time on the Sex and the City Bus Tour," 31 May 2018 As Allure reported, such was the case for Physicians Formula, whose campaign for their new, limited-edition Butter Highlighter quickly backfired on social media due to a very noticeable lack of diversity with its model casting. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Physicians Formula Butter Highlighter Swatches Instagram Sparks Controversy Online," 3 May 2018 In a scoreless 10-minute stint in Game 2, his noticeable lack of effort and poor body language hinted at a potentially serious problem brewing. Gary D'amato, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "D'Amato: The Bucks were magnificent, but can they do it again?," 21 Apr. 2018 There wasn’t a noticeable lack of anything on Monday. Aaron Carter,, "Imhotep dominates, defends PIAA title," 27 Mar. 2018 Still, after a weekend of assaults on Mueller by the President there was a noticeable lack of strong warnings by the two most important men in Congress, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Stephen Collinson, CNN, "Mueller pens Trump in as he slips restraints elsewhere," 20 Mar. 2018 Emma Watson accessorized with some eye-catching (fake) ink for Vanity Fair’s Oscars party on Sunday (Mar. 4), but her temporary Time’s Up tattoo drew plenty of attention -- both for its powerful message, and its noticeable lack of an apostrophe. Hilary Hughes, Billboard, "Emma Watson Has the Last Word on Her 'Time's Up' Tattoo Typo," 6 Mar. 2018 Louisville would have a handful of solid wins against similar teams, solid computer numbers and no bad losses, but also a noticeable lack of signature victories committees in years past liked. Jeff Greer, The Courier-Journal, "5 bold predictions for the ACC Tournament, including how Louisville basketball fares," 5 Mar. 2018 Jackie also brought up the noticeable lack of diversity on the Kylie Cosmetics Instagram account. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Jackie Aina Thinks Kylie Cosmetics Isn't Sending Makeup to Beauty Bloggers of Color," 2 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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