noteworthy

noteworthy
noteworthy, notable, memorable mean having some quality that attracts one's attention.
Noteworthy implies a quality and often a degree of excellence in a person or thing that justifies observation or remark
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enough to make a philosopher noteworthy . . . not enough to make him great— Arnold

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the appearance of a book which formulates a distinct philosophy of life is a rare and noteworthy event— Cohen

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Notable too stresses the power of a person or thing to attract attention, but often it distinctively connotes such a special feature as an excellence, a virtue, a value, or a significance that gives rise to its being noted or remembered
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the clock kept time with notable accuracy and pertinacity— New Yorker

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it is a symbol of the abnormality of our days that it should be notable when anyone dares stand up and criticize what is happening in America— Bliven b. 1889

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Elizabethan and Jacobean poetry . . . had this and that notable quality, but, when we wish to admit that it had defects, it is rhetorical— T. S. Eliot

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Memorable stresses the capacity in a person or thing not only of attracting attention but of being worthy to be re-membered; it sometimes implies a personal reason for remembrance
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a girl with long black hair and a memorable figure—Gibbs

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for the irrepressible Lyovochka this first venture into the great world beyond the towered gates was a memorable event—Simmons

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this extravagant temperament endeared him and his work to the public, and it let him write and draw with memorable vividness— Devoe

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his very occasional compliments, steeped in vinegar though they always were, seem more memorable than those of others— Osbert Sitwell

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Analogous words: *noticeable, remarkable, prominent, conspicuous: patent, manifest, *evident

New Dictionary of Synonyms. 2014.

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