un·​no·​tice·​able | \ ˌən-ˈnō-tə-sə-bəl How to pronounce unnoticeable (audio) \

Definition of unnoticeable

: not worthy or likely to be noticed : not noticeable a tiny, unnoticeable mark an unnoticeable change

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unnoticeably \ ˌən-​ˈnō-​tə-​sə-​blē How to pronounce unnoticeably (audio) \ adverb

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Recent Examples on the Web Located in the outback of Western Australia, the 43 mile-wide hole is almost unnoticeable. Popular Science, "This 43-mile-wide crater is 2.2 billion years old—making it Earth’s oldest meteorite impact," 22 Jan. 2020 Unlike a gas-engine mower, which can raise a lot of noise and dust, a robot’s activity is almost unnoticeable. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Robot Mowers to Take Care of the Lawn for You," 17 Jan. 2020 California’s application of inverse condemnation principles has socialized some of these costs in the past via utility bills – not unnoticeable exactly, but less in your face. Washington Post, "California’s Wildfires Burn Through America’s Climate Illusions," 20 Sep. 2019 Designers know that done well, technology is unnoticeable. Gabe Varela, Quartz, "Healthcare websites are the worst for people who need them the most," 4 Nov. 2019 Southerly winds brought the smoke up Cook Inlet and into Anchorage on Friday, but Lucas Boyer, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Anchorage, said the smoke will likely be unnoticeable by Saturday. Madeline Mcgee, Anchorage Daily News, "Smoke to continue drifting into Anchorage intermittently from Swan Lake fire," 17 Aug. 2019 These impacts are usually gradual and unnoticeable on the surface; however, immense stress can build up between plates. National Geographic, "California's 7.1 earthquake–and how earthquakes work," 7 July 2019 Aside from the fuel economy, the 1.6-liter turbo diesel engine was unnoticeable on the highway. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, "Review: 2017 Chevy Cruze puts diesel back on track with great highway fuel economy," 2 May 2017 Though the motion is typically unnoticeable to the naked eye, rocks continue to push but get stuck on each other's edges. Scottie Andrew And Nadeem Muaddi, CNN, "Seismic activity along the San Andreas fault line could trigger a devastating earthquake in California by 2030," 6 July 2019

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First Known Use of unnoticeable

1760, in the meaning defined above

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1 Feb 2020

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“Unnoticeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnoticeable. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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un·​no·​tice·​able | \ ˌən-ˈnō-tə-sə-bəl \

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: not easily noticed

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