Notable and Unknown


Notable adjective - Standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement.

Unknown is an antonym for notable in topics: prominent, important.

Nearby Words: noted, notably, notability, noting


Unknown adjective - Not widely known.
Usage example: looking for a relatively unknown singer to record the song

Notable is an antonym for unknown.

Nearby Words: unknowable, unknowing

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / The Electric Company (1971) But most notable was a young and then-unknown Morgan Freeman, who played Easy Reader (and has been trying to live it down ever since).
  • The Pyro from Team Fortress 2, whose nationality (notable considering s/he's on a team of national stereotypes) and gender are unknown.
  • It's notable that "Esgarrouth" and "Sirinial" are their respective parents' second names, but it's unknown if that's a convention.
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