Definition of unnoticed in US English:



  • usually as complement Not noticed.

    ‘a deliberate kick that went unnoticed by the referee’
    • ‘Palm Island has been revamped and there is a huge new hotel in the previously unnoticed island of Canouan.’
    • ‘It is sad to note that fine and world-standard talent goes unnoticed in our regions.’
    • ‘In the bustle of the capital, the Tory leader's visit goes largely unnoticed.’
    • ‘Happily I had found a quiet spot where my hyperventilating could go unnoticed.’
    • ‘The error - by an accountant new to the job - went unnoticed for more than three months.’
    • ‘He usually wears a peaked cap and is unnoticed as he sits at his café table, writing.’
    • ‘This time, however, there was no fanfare as he slipped out of the country unnoticed.’
    • ‘Why not undermine his own team, so that his poor performances might pass unnoticed?’
    • ‘New lighting will be installed to bring the block out of the gloom, making it less easy to slip inside unnoticed.’
    • ‘The simple gravestone at Yeadon Methodist Cemetery could easily go unnoticed.’
    • ‘What went unnoticed in the row was that these people worked all the hours that were thrown at them.’
    • ‘He had transformed from the quiet and unnoticed prince to the strong and passionate captain.’
    • ‘The sacrifices that the people at my place have given have apparently gone unnoticed.’
    • ‘David's side of the family has been neglected, which has not gone unnoticed by his peeved parents.’
    • ‘It's something that didn't go unnoticed in the Jensen household once his move north was cut and dried.’
    • ‘Is it really convincing that the man could have wormed out of the cells unnoticed?’
    • ‘I just kept my end of the deal by staying quiet and unnoticed to the rest of society.’
    • ‘Many O26 bugs are relatively harmless and live unnoticed in the gut of humans and farm animals.’
    • ‘This strength of character has not gone unnoticed by Indian women, who have found much in her to applaud.’
    • ‘But the efforts of new young striker Daniel Bent did not go unnoticed by the caretaker boss.’
    unobtrusive, unnoticeable, unremarkable, unspectacular, unostentatious, unimposing, undistinguished, unexceptional, modest, unassuming, discreet, hidden, concealed
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