noticeable

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

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Other Words from noticeable

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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Each color is perfectly blended but also very noticeable on its own. Tynan Sinks, Allure, "The Primer Hack That Makes Your Eye Shadow as Pigmented as It Looks in the Pan," 31 Oct. 2018 The second flash is barely noticeable to human observers, but optical sensors known as bhangmeters can differentiate between single flash events, such as conventional explosions, and the double flash of a nuclear explosion. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Sheep Glands Point to Nukes as Source of Mysterious 1979 Explosion," 12 Sep. 2018 The palm rest, display, touchpad, and keyboard hardly exhibit any noticeable give — there are no wobbly underside or clicking fans here. Stefan Etienne, The Verge, "Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: jack of all trades," 2 July 2018 Some scars are very noticeable because of the malposition of the skin. Carlos Wolf, miamiherald, "Various procedures can help reduce C-section scars | Miami Herald," 9 Apr. 2018 In all three cases, maintaining a static image for far longer than a normal use case was necessary to produce noticeable burn-in. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, "It takes 17 hours for an image to burn in on the iPhone X, test shows," 4 Jan. 2018 Oldest evidence of lead exposure Heavy metals in the bloodstream eventually settle in bones and teeth, and Payre 6's tooth enamel contained noticeable amounts of lead from the time the child was about 2.5 months old. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, "Neanderthal teeth reveal lead exposure and difficult winters," 31 Oct. 2018 To help bring things to a quicker conclusion, there has been a noticeable amount of quick travel around the very vast fictional world. Fox News, "'Game of Thrones' predictions: What to expect from Season 7, episode 3," 24 July 2017 However, efforts to reduce auto emissions and close or relocate heavily polluting factories have brought a noticeable improvement in the city’s air quality. Christopher Bodeen, The Seattle Times, "Samaranch approves Beijing’s environmental outlook for 2022," 18 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of noticeable

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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noticeable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of noticeable

: able to be easily seen or noticed

noticeable

adjective
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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