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 noticeably (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

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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Recent Examples on the Web

The most immediate and noticeable effect would be thinner dockets at federal criminal courts, according to experts. Ana Campoy, Quartz, "What if crossing the border illegally wasn’t a crime?," 28 June 2019 The novelty of that made the pink of Breast Cancer Awareness month all the more noticeable and intriguing. Andy Benoit, SI.com, "In Praise Of ... the Rules and Regulations for NFL Uniforms," 11 June 2019 Thankfully, those fractures are usually not super noticeable and pretty easy to repair. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Concrete Countertops: Is the Home Trend All It's Cracked up to Be?," 12 Dec. 2018 Mild cognitive impairment is a slight but noticeable decline in memory and other thinking skills and is considered a potential precursor to dementia. Peter Loftus, WSJ, "Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment Reduces Cognitive Risk, Study Says," 25 July 2018 Since taking over in 2003, the city began allocating about $200,000 a year into each course, and the improvements have been gradual but noticeable. Ben Volin, BostonGlobe.com, "Restoration has made George Wright and Franklin Park golfing jewels," 3 July 2018 The more immediate and noticeable change for most Americans, both conservationists and waste management operators said, will be in their homes. Author: Darryl Fears, Kate Furby, Anchorage Daily News, "A giant wave of plastic garbage could flood the US, a study says," 22 June 2018 The smell of marijuana – the use of which was legalized by voters here in 2014 – was noticeable and fans hauled in 12-packs of beer, even though open alcohol consumption isn't supposed to be allowed. Christal Hayes, USA TODAY, "Stanley Cup mania: Pandemonium in Washington as Capitals win first title," 7 June 2018 The noise wasn’t obnoxious, though, and mostly wasn’t even noticeable during highway cruising, especially with music playing. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Chevrolet Equinox turbo-diesel joins lineup," 19 May 2018

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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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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.

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