(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. notable, important, salient, memorable; convex, raised, protuberant, projecting, jutting; influential, distinguished, eminent; conspicuous, noticeable. See convexity, importance, repute, elevation, visibility.Ant., unimportant.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Physically prominent]
Syn. protuberant, extended, jutting, beetling, conspicuous, protruding, projecting, noticeable, rugged, rough, hummocky, obtrusive, extrusive, shooting out, salient, hilly, raised, embossed, relieved, bossy, convex, rounded.
Ant. hollow*, depressed, sunken.
2. [Socially prominent]
Syn. notable, pre-eminent, leading; see famous .
3. [Conspicuous]
Syn. conspicuous, outstanding, striking, noticeable; see conspicuous 1 , noticeable , obvious 1 .
See Synonym Study at noticeable .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. renowned famous, eminent, distinguished, notable, celebrated, well-known, important, great, acclaimed.
2. sticking out jutting, projecting, conspicuous, standing out, outstanding, glaring, obvious, striking, bulging.
ANT.: 1. obscure, unknown, anonymous. 2. inconspicuous, indented
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Readily attracting notice: arresting, bold, conspicuous, eye-catching, marked, noticeable, observable, outstanding, pointed, pronounced, remarkable, salient, signal, striking. Idiom: sticking out like a sore thumb. See SEE. 2. Widely known and esteemed: celebrated, distinguished, eminent, famed, famous, great, illustrious, notable, noted, preeminent, prestigious, redoubtable, renowned. See KNOWLEDGE, RESPECT.

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