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 For every whale that is found dead, scientists estimate there are five to 10 more that die unnoticed. Kurtis Alexander, SFChronicle.com, "Gray whale die-off pushes into second year. Can the giants survive?," 9 Jan. 2021 Such storms generally go unnoticed except for meteorologists and those with maritime interests such as shipping, military and fishing. Author: Jason Samenow, Andrew Freedman, Anchorage Daily News, "‘Bomb cyclone’ builds in Aleutian Islands, becoming strongest storm on record to hit Alaska," 31 Dec. 2020 Subsequent research has suggested that by then the virus had made its way unnoticed to Europe and America, too. The Economist, "Lessons from the pandemic," 22 Dec. 2020 In the fashion community, the youngest Smith’s unconventional ways of igniting change haven’t gone unnoticed: She’s been tapped as one of five new faces for Cartier’s Pasha de Cartier collection. Tyler Cole, Marie Claire, "Willow the Wise," 11 Dec. 2020 This moment went unnoticed to many viewers at home, but there were a select few who caught Carrie's subtle gesture. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "See Carrie Underwood's Epic Reaction to Her CMA Entertainer of the Year Loss," 12 Nov. 2020 But the hacker kept the cryptocurrency in a digital wallet without spending it, which is why the bitcoins went unnoticed for so long. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, "Feds seize stolen bitcoin worth more than $1 billion," 6 Nov. 2020 Because the mix-up went unnoticed, over the next 69 minutes Boothman received 1119.4 mcg of fentanyl. Tim Evans, The Indianapolis Star, "Drug error at Eskenazi Hospital killed prominent cancer researcher. Here's how it happened," 30 Oct. 2020 The concussion went unnoticed during the game, with Savarese telling reporters team staff wasn’t sure when the head injury happened. oregonlive, "Portland Timbers blow another lead, fail to overtake Seattle Sounders in standings," 22 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of unnoticed

1660, in the meaning defined above

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“Unnoticed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnoticed. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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unnoticed

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of unnoticed

: not seen or noticed

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