from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not readily noticeable.

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  • adj. Not noticeable

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not noticeable; not drawing attention
  • adj. not drawing attention
  • adj. not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable


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  • Although statistically significant, the difference between the two groups was probably unnoticeable otherwise.

    The Science of Success

  • And Mark was a little bit shorter than that, in a very small, unnoticeable way.

    The Adults

  • Ms. Sylvestri had unwittingly driven into the floodwater of the Salem River, at a location where, at most times, it is an unnoticeable stream, fed by a series of small lakes in various towns of southern New Jersey.

    Irene Leaves Behind Tales of Death

  • Despite the foods' unnoticeable lack of dairy, my meat-eating relatives couldn't deny their deliciousness.

    Maya Gottfried: How to Be a Vegan on Thanksgiving

  • The tool that eliminates background din is called "NewBlue Hum Remover" and is only discovered by opening Edit, Effects and an almost unnoticeable drop-down menu called Audio Effects.

    Video Editing Made Easier

  • "It's quite plausible that rates will come down dramatically as those kids become older adults," says Dr. Harpaz, though he notes that some people who got the chicken-pox vaccine may unknowingly harbor the actual virus because the vaccine doesn't prevent 100% of cases, and some people may have had a mild, unnoticeable case before they were vaccinated.

    Painful Shingles Can Strike More Than Once

  • But at midday on October 27, except for the approximately 25 empty tents spread out around the grass in Stewart Park and the handful of demonstrators wandering the site, Occupy Des Moines was practically unnoticeable.

    Michael J. Hunt: In Des Moines, A Few Occupiers Stand With The Many

  • He says it's a debt that he wants to pay, though it's a "small, almost unnoticeable amount."

    Houston Man Paying $1 Parking Ticket 58 Years Late

  • The hole in the border is a little sad, but will be unnoticeable once you mend it, I'm sure.

    Jean's Knitting

  • I was so sad after that episode because that was my favorite kind of dress to wear - it made many of my "fitting issues" unnoticeable.

    Portrait in Blue, by Gabriel Nicolet, 1856-1921


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