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noteworthy

[noht-wur-th ee]
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adjective
  1. worthy of notice or attention; notable; remarkable: a noteworthy addition to our collection of rare books.
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Origin of noteworthy

First recorded in 1545–55; note + worthy
Related formsnote·wor·thi·ly, adverbnote·wor·thi·ness, nounun·note·wor·thy, adjective
Can be confusednotable noteworthy noticeable

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distinguished, outstanding, significant.
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noteworthy

adjective
  1. worthy of notice; notable
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Derived Formsnoteworthily, adverbnoteworthiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for noteworthy

adj.

1550s, from note (v.) + worthy. Related: Noteworthiness.

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