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

Other Words from noticeable

noticeably \ ˈnō-​tə-​sə-​blē How to pronounce noticeable (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

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.
Recent Examples on the Web Reinfections in South Africa, as in the United States, may seem even more noticeable because so many have been immunized or infected at least once by now. New York Times, 16 May 2022 To my ears, the difference between my pre-test sound and the post-test sound was subtle but a noticeable improvement. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 15 May 2022 Tastes more like a zin with barely noticeable tannins on the finish. cleveland, 15 May 2022 As the play improved, so did the team’s confidence — which has been a noticeable improvement coming out of FSU’s spring camp last month. Matt Murschel, Orlando Sentinel, 14 May 2022 The most immediately noticeable thing on the highway is just how quiet everything is at speed. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 12 May 2022 There’s been a noticeable level of turnover among Spotify’s senior podcast ranks. Todd Spangler, Variety, 12 May 2022 Hours later, the local news reported that the head narcotics officer had been shot after pulling over a Black man on a motorcycle at 3 a.m. State investigators didn’t see any noticeable injuries — Sloan had been wearing a bulletproof vest. Washington Post, 11 May 2022 Meanwhile, inflation has yet to have a noticeable effect on card spending. Telis Demos, WSJ, 3 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of noticeable

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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19 May 2022

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“Noticeable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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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.

Choose the Right Synonym for 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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