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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Despite the efforts of #OscarsSoWhite and calls for mainstream recognition of minority actresses, the disparity within this particular category seems to have gone largely unnoticed. Kyndall Cunningham, Glamour, "The Oscar Race Is All About Gaga vs. Glenn—But What About Women of Color?," 22 Jan. 2019 Dubai’s human-rights abuses go mostly unnoticed; its larger neighbors get all the press. Ann Mcelhinney And Phelim Mcaleer, WSJ, "Mrs. Robinson and the Missing Princess," 9 Jan. 2019 But there are so many other events that go unnoticed. Iris Fen Gillingham, Teen Vogue, "Climate Change Puts the Future at Risk, So I'm Taking Action," 19 July 2018 Detection of multistate outbreaks is getting better, so cases may have slipped by unnoticed in previous years, especially with numbers like just one or two victims in a whole state. Cathleen O'grady, Ars Technica, "Trash your romaine lettuce and don’t eat any in restaurants, says the CDC," 21 Nov. 2018 That Trump has long been Trump has not gone unnoticed in Washington. Ezra Klein, Vox, "The crisis isn’t Trump. It’s his Republican enablers.," 6 Sep. 2018 El Chapo, who could go unnoticed on the street back then, showed up almost daily. Sam Walker, WSJ, "Help! My Boss Is El Chapo," 12 Jan. 2019 This lack of self awareness did not go unnoticed on Twitter. Leah Prinzivalli, Glamour, "Why People Are Pissed Ryan Seacrest Wore a Time's Up Bracelet to the 2019 Golden Globes," 6 Jan. 2019 The cap sleeves hit my arms at the perfect angle while the v-neck shows off my collar bones nicely and displays just enough cleavage for a date, but also goes unnoticed at the office. Taylore Glynn, Marie Claire, "The Item I Wear to Death: My Mother's '90s Dress From The Limited," 26 Dec. 2018

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1660, in the meaning defined above

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: not seen or noticed

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