noticeable

[ noh-ti-suh-buhl ]
/ ˈnoʊ tɪ sə bəl /

adjective

attracting notice or attention; capable of being noticed: a noticeable lack of interest.
worthy or deserving of notice or attention; noteworthy: a book that is noticeable for its vivid historical background.

Origin of noticeable

First recorded in 1790–1800; notice + -able
Related forms
Can be confusednotable noteworthy noticeable
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British Dictionary definitions for noticeable

noticeable

/ (ˈnəʊtɪsəbəl) /

adjective

easily seen or detected; perceptiblethe stain wasn't noticeable
Derived Formsnoticeability, nounnoticeably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for noticeable

noticeable


adj.

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

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