(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. striking, conspicuous, perceptible, prominent, observable. See visibility. Ant., unnoticeable, imperceptible.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. observable, appreciable, discernible, perceptible, detectable, conspicuous, prominent, striking, notable, remarkable, outstanding, noteworthy, salient, pronounced; see also obvious 1 .
Syn.- noticeable is applied to that which is readily noticed [ a noticeable coolness in his manner ] ; remarkable applies to that which is noticeable because it is unusual or exceptional [remarkable beauty ] ; prominent refers to that which literally or figuratively stands out from its background [ a prominent nose, a prominent author ] ; an outstanding person or thing stands out from others of its kind, usually because of superiority [ an outstanding sculptor ] ; conspicuous applies to that which is so obvious or manifest as to be immediately perceptible [conspicuous gallantry ] ; striking is used of something so out of the ordinary that it leaves a sharp impression on the mind [ a striking epigram ]
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
perceivable, conspicuous, observable, discernible, distinct, in plain view, palpable, obvious, *standing out like a sore thumb, *plain as the nose on one's face.
ANT.: imperceivable, inconspicuous, out ofsight, camouflaged, hidden
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Readily seen, perceived, or understood: apparent, clear, clear-cut, crystal clear, distinct, evident, manifest, observable, obvious, patent, plain, pronounced, visible. See SEE. 2. Capable of being noticed or apprehended mentally: appreciable, detectable, discernible, distinguishable, observable, palpable, perceivable, perceptible, ponderable, sensible. See KNOWLEDGE. 3. Readily attracting notice: arresting, bold, conspicuous, eye-catching, marked, observable, outstanding, pointed, prominent, pronounced, remarkable, salient, signal, striking. Idiom: sticking out like a sore thumb. See SEE.

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