un·​no·​ticed | \ ˌən-ˈnō-təst How to pronounce unnoticed (audio) \

Definition of unnoticed

: not seen or noticed an unnoticed error a change that has gone unnoticed

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The remarks went unnoticed until The Associated Press reported them in a five-paragraph article Monday that was widely circulated on social media and amplified by political news and commentary sites. Alex Johnson, NBC News, "It was a joke, says Tennessee senator who said colleges should be banned," 10 Sep. 2019 The fact that O'Connor resembles neither of the actors playing his parents can't go unnoticed either. Todd Mccarthy, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Hope Gap': Film Review | TIFF 2019," 7 Sep. 2019 National League Braves — Atlanta has been in first place since June 12, something that largely has gone unnoticed with how well the Dodgers, Yankees, and Astros have played. Peter Abraham, BostonGlobe.com, "Red Sox among teams with something to play for in September," 31 Aug. 2019 The choice of Toledo for the prestigious commission highlighted an aspect of the American fashion industry that so often goes unnoticed. Washington Post, "Isabel Toledo’s inauguration wardrobe for Michelle Obama exuded the optimism of a historic moment," 27 Aug. 2019 In spite of the Seahawks (12-16, 3-7 in league) finishing in fifth place in the league, Reynolds’ contributions did not go unnoticed. Daily Pilot Staff, latimes.com, "Ocean View’s Helen Reynolds shares Golden West League girls’ basketball MVP award," 3 July 2019 Mill has spoken openly about how hard that experience was for him, but his travails didn’t go unnoticed. Christian Holub, EW.com, "Meek Mill pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge, won't serve additional prison time," 27 Aug. 2019 Hopkins ensured the allegations would not go unnoticed, a rare occurrence in the cloistered academic world where violators often have been allowed to slink away with little fanfare to other jobs. Liz Bowie, baltimoresun.com, "Here’s what happened when Maryland students forced colleges to confront sexual assault," 27 Aug. 2019 Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are known for their delightful mutual trolling on social media, with nary a birthday or anniversary between them going unnoticed without a little good-natured fun flung one direction or the other. Krystin Arneson, Glamour, "Ryan Reynolds Just Trolled Blake Lively With Unflattering Photos for Her Birthday," 25 Aug. 2019

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1660, in the meaning defined above

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: not seen or noticed

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