un·​no·​ticed ˌən-ˈnō-təst How to pronounce unnoticed (audio)
: not seen or noticed
an unnoticed error
a change that has gone unnoticed

Examples of unnoticed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This observation suggests that for every Jupiter spotted, numerous free-floating Neptunes and Earths are going unnoticed. Quanta Magazine, 13 Nov. 2023 As a result, terrorists have moved to less regulated and under-resourced platforms where their presence either goes unnoticed or cannot be dealt with because the companies involved simply don’t have the resources to cope with a flood of takedown requests. WIRED, 10 Nov. 2023 Pakistan abruptly turns against Afghan refugees, calls for deportations Violence closes in In Peshawar, one of Asia’s oldest trading towns and a midway point between Kabul and Islamabad for centuries, the Pakistani Taliban’s growing footprint did not go unnoticed during the past two years. Rick Noack, Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2023 Meanwhile, the clever engineering behind these makeshift designs isn't going unnoticed. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 9 Nov. 2023 Scott won American Emerging Designer of the Year–her attention to detail and whimsical take on knitwear did not go unnoticed. Robyn Mowatt, Essence, 7 Nov. 2023 But Perry’s humor and warmth carried him, and that can’t go unnoticed when too often the easy route is the one taken. Alex Zaragoza, Los Angeles Times, 2 Nov. 2023 Similarly, research from the Japanese Breast Cancer Society suggests that only 20 percent of breast cancer cases being detected by screening are asymptomatic and would have gone unnoticed otherwise. Sofia Quaglia, Discover Magazine, 31 Oct. 2023 The talent and commitment of the people who bring a project to life should not go unnoticed… All of it is now lost but will never be forgotten by those lucky enough to have been there. Cheyenne Roundtree, Rolling Stone, 10 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1660, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unnoticed was in 1660

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“Unnoticed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnoticed. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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