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Noticeable; conspicuous.‘his dramatic flair is still very much in evidence’
noticeable, conspicuous, obvious, perceptible, perceivable, visible, on view, on display, easily seen, easily noticed, plain to seepalpable, tangible, unmistakable, undisguised, unconcealed, prominent, striking, glaring, writ largeas plain as the nose on your face, as plain as a pikestaff, standing out like a sore thumb, sticking out like a sore thumb, standing out a mile, sticking out a mile, right under one's nose, staring someone in the face, written all over someonesensibleView synonyms
- ‘Then the grasshoppers and other fair weather insects will be in evidence.’
- ‘The fun aspect of the event was very much in evidence as the children did their best to get dressed up for the day.’
- ‘But on the night we visited it was well below zero, and there were no youngsters in evidence.’
- ‘At the counter the man who had sold me Tokyo was no longer in evidence; no doubt he had been instantly promoted.’
- ‘That desire was strongly in evidence in a Gaullist France even during the Cold War.’
- ‘Its Victorian heritage is in evidence in the grand frontages that line the sea front and perch on the chalky cliffs.’
- ‘Heavy rainfall was experienced over a few days and hailstone was also in evidence.’
- ‘Indeed family atmosphere is very much in evidence as one walks around the Institute.’
- ‘All those familiar dimensions of the overnight stay were soon in evidence.’
- ‘Since the stock market crash of 2000, the star fund managers are less in evidence.’
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