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recognizability

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being recognizable; capacity for being recognized.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or condition of being recognizable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The quality of being recognizable.
  • noun countable The result of being recognizable.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From recognize +‎ -ability

Examples

  • While I do think the animations are very well done, and a cool idea, I think that almost all of the recognizability comes from the soundtrack, rather than the images.

    15 Dots Enough: Alaskan Military School's low-res game demake videos - Boing Boing

  • So let me make sure I get what you’re trying to sell me here: These Toodles characters are supposed to be world-wide recognizable brand names, similar in recognizability to Ford or Disney, where I could walk over to the mall across the street here in Philly and 4 out of 5 dentists surveyed will recognize their names immediately?

    David Lee Roth: Amtrak FM « BuzzMachine

  • If your polling indicates that your opponent only has 7% name recognizability factor among Democrats in your state, you do not mention his name.

    Firedoglake » Way to Go, Lieberman

  • Their genius is felt not in the ready, perhaps instant, recognizability of their work - although their art requires such distinctiveness to maintain its persuasion - but in its abiding ability to transport its beholders by oscillating between fantasy and reality, banality and magic, intimacy and universality, the dreamt and the dumb.

    Peter Frank: Blague d'Art: American Masters, American Dreams

  • Other cases in which celebrity was in play were complicated because the “likeness” at issue was not a photo but some other indicator of identity, and celebrity was key to recognizability.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Blake: In terms of ToyVault's marketability of Cthulhu and other Lovecraftian horrors, part of it is recognizability.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • The show relied on a healthy number of the mash-up collisions unveiled on All Day, revisited and reconfigured with enough difference to avoid the syndrome of the live show sounding just like the studio album, but with enough recognizability to trigger knowing smiles and synced dance responses from those familiar with the album.

    Phil West: Collage, Alchemy, and Glowsticks: A Night With Girl Talk

  • Their genius is felt not in the ready, perhaps instant, recognizability of their work - although their art requires such distinctiveness to maintain its persuasion - but in its abiding ability to transport its beholders by oscillating between fantasy and reality, banality and magic, intimacy and universality, the dreamt and the dumb.

    Peter Frank: Blague d'Art: American Masters, American Dreams

  • The show relied on a healthy number of the mash-up collisions unveiled on All Day, revisited and reconfigured with enough difference to avoid the syndrome of the live show sounding just like the studio album, but with enough recognizability to trigger knowing smiles and synced dance responses from those familiar with the album.

    Phil West: Collage, Alchemy, and Glowsticks: A Night With Girl Talk

  • Blake: In terms of ToyVault's marketability of Cthulhu and other Lovecraftian horrors, part of it is recognizability.

    The LNN interviews Paul Blake from ToyVault : The Lovecraft News Network

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