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noticeable

[noh-ti-suh-buh l] /ˈnoʊ tɪ sə bəl/
adjective
1.
attracting notice or attention; capable of being noticed:
a noticeable lack of interest.
2.
worthy or deserving of notice or attention; noteworthy:
a book that is noticeable for its vivid historical background.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; notice + -able
Related forms
noticeability, noun
noticeably, adverb
unnoticeable, adjective
unnoticeableness, noun
unnoticeably, adverb
Can be confused
notable, noteworthy, noticeable.
Synonyms
1. conspicuous, prominent 2. notable.
Antonyms
1. inconspicuous.
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British Dictionary definitions for noticeability

noticeable

/ˈnəʊtɪsəbəl/
adjective
1.
easily seen or detected; perceptible: the stain wasn't noticeable
Derived Forms
noticeability, noun
noticeably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for noticeability

noticeable

adj.

1796, "worthy of notice," from notice (n.) + -able. Meaning "capable of being noticed" is from 1809. Related: Noticeably.

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