noticeable

adjective
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 noticeable (audio) \ 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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Recent Examples on the Web Ice and snow are often easily noticeable but in some cases ice loses all its cloudy properties. Dug Begley, Chron, "Black ice a slippery surprise likely on area roads as re-freeze looms," 15 Feb. 2021 The decades of pushing maintenance down the road were more noticeable. Freep.com, "Support quality local journalism like this by becoming a subscriber.," 12 Feb. 2021 Because the lawn grass is dormant and mowing is not being done, the green weeds are really noticeable against the dormant turf. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "Some cool season weeds can be handled by mowing, but others will need some treatment," 27 Jan. 2021 Bakhtiari's absence was much more noticeable Sunday. Steve Megargee, Star Tribune, "Aaron Rodgers' 'uncertain' future hangs over Green Bay," 25 Jan. 2021 Especially noticeable early in the stay was the quality of bed and bath amenities. Sunset Magazine, "Sparkling New Resort in Mexico Offers a Pristine (& Safe) Beachside Escape," 30 Dec. 2020 Since then, Nelson-Ododa and Williams have stepped up, and Bueckers’ shot hasn’t been quite as efficient, so such a disparity hasn’t been as noticeable. Alexa Philippou, courant.com, "A closer look at freshman Paige Bueckers’ standout start for the UConn women," 28 Dec. 2020 As the Mavericks begin a season with increasing expectations for playoff success, the lack of home-court advantage will be even more noticeable, starting Dec. 30 with their home opener against the Hornets. Callie Caplan, Dallas News, "Mavs will not host fans in AAC to start NBA season. Health experts say that won’t be viable anytime soon.," 22 Dec. 2020 The drop-off had been particularly noticeable over the past three games with Slayton totaling four receptions for 45 yards and the Giants failing to crack 20 points in any of the contests. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, "Auburn NFL roundup: Darius Slayton gets back in Giants’ game plan," 21 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of noticeable

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of noticeable was in 1753

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24 Feb 2021

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“Noticeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noticeable. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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More Definitions for noticeable

noticeable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of noticeable

: able to be easily seen or noticed

noticeable

adjective
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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