unnoticed

adjective
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

Examples of unnoticed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Often times, these acts of kindness go unnoticed or under-appreciated, but every once in awhile, these good deeds end up inspiring thousands, or even millions online. Sheeka Sanahori, USA TODAY, "World Kindness Day 2019: Five inspiring acts of kindness of the year," 13 Nov. 2019 In his effort to rebuild a flagging Giants franchise, president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi spent his first season behind a curtain, orchestrating an endless sequence of transactions that went virtually unnoticed beyond the Bay Area. Bruce Jenkins, SFChronicle.com, "Giants hire Gabe Kapler as their manager — it’s quite a gamble," 12 Nov. 2019 But why her death went unreported and unnoticed is unclear. courant.com, "Nov. 8, 2019: Never underestimate a great hat," 8 Nov. 2019 For more than a decade, Baltimore’s Department of Public Works allowed millions of dollars in needed funding to go unnoticed and unused, a city audit found. Talia Richman, baltimoresun.com, "Baltimore’s public works department sat on $5.6 million for more than a decade, audit finds," 6 Nov. 2019 The coach spends Monday-Friday lulling you into delightful submission talking about battle axes, alien life and mascot fights, then Saturday comes and Leach walks in essentially unnoticed and chokes out your defensive coordinator. John Canzano | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "Canzano: Oregon Ducks get an uplifting win and get Mike Leach off their back," 27 Oct. 2019 But, while injuries like PTSD are increasingly acknowledged within the military, its prevalence in civilian police work goes virtually unnoticed. Tara Law, Time, "New York City Police Officer Dies By Suicide — the 10th NYPD Suicide in 2019," 16 Oct. 2019 Although the focus of the latest K-beauty products in the U.S. tends to be on clearing acne and unwinding with a soothing sheet mask, mature skin definitely doesn't go unnoticed in the world of Korean skin care. Allure, "23 Korean Skin-Care Products That Hydrate and Brighten Mature Complexions," 10 Oct. 2019 Some forty-five years later, the movie was made public and apparently went virtually unnoticed. Masha Gessen, The New Yorker, "A Hypnotic but Contextless Portrait of Stalin’s Death and Its Aftermath," 30 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of unnoticed

1660, in the meaning defined above

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7 Dec 2019

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“Unnoticed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnoticed. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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unnoticed

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English Language Learners Definition of unnoticed

: not seen or noticed

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