unignorable

adjective

un·​ig·​nor·​able ˌən-ig-ˈnȯr-ə-bəl How to pronounce unignorable (audio)
: unable to be ignored : not ignorable
an unignorable problem/error
unignorably adverb

Examples of unignorable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival has brought the soccer world’s attention to Saudi Arabia, and like it or not, the country is fast becoming an unignorable part of the sport's global landscape. Matt Craig, Forbes, 26 Jan. 2023 The EarthRoamer LTi is simply unignorable. Marc Urbano, Car and Driver, 9 Jan. 2023 The array of celebrities playing themselves — among them Kevin Kline, Sharon Stone, and Barry Levinson as the stars and director of a beloved comedy Charlie wrote — represent an unignorable flex of power, a reminder of Crystal’s reputation and the long arc of his career. Alison Willmore, Vulture, 7 May 2021 Desmond’s book makes an urgent and unignorable appeal to our national conscience, one that has been quietly eroded over decades of increasing personal consumption and untiring corporate greed. Anne Fadiman, Harper’s Magazine , 1 Mar. 2023 For many Ukrainians, the mere fact that the war is entering its second year is unignorable proof that a quick victory isn’t going to materialize. Joshua Yaffa, The New Yorker, 24 Feb. 2023 One of the most famous paintings in the series, a self-portrait, showed Mr. Leslie with hands in pockets, shirt open, expression deadpan — a giant, unignorable fact on canvas. William Grimes, New York Times, 27 Jan. 2023 Though Proust is unignorable, he’s often neglected; his reputation for being difficult can put off even ambitious readers. Charles Arrowsmith, Washington Post, 17 Nov. 2022 Thanks to the vast network of survivors and volunteers that Watts has helped nurture since then, what began as a collective outpouring of grief and fear has since become an unignorable force in American politics. Emily Witt, Glamour, 25 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unignorable was in 1955

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“Unignorable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unignorable. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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