noun (plural notabilities)[mass noun]
- 1The fact or quality of being notable: the village enjoys a notability out of all relation to its sizeMore example sentences
- The other notability is the low number of ‘partners’ among the dull old political straights.
- The baby of producers Rick Berman and Brannon Braga, Enterprise isn't a new offering at the mature age of three seasons on-air, but it's taken a drastic change in tone that's enough to gain it notability.
- Only recently has Cole, dubbed ‘the unknown Cole,’ begun to achieve significant notability on the jazz circuit.
- 1.1 [count noun] • dated A famous or important person: a Fleet Street notabilityMore example sentences
celebrity, public figure, important person, VIP, personality, personage, notable, dignitary, leading light, star, superstar, name, big name, famous name, household name; lion, worthy, grandee, luminary, panjandrum• informal celeb, somebody, bigwig, big shot, big noise, big cheese, big gun, big fish, biggie, heavy, megastarBritish • informal nob
- Handel or his librettist found the story in Plutarch's chronicles of Roman notabilities, which had been magnificently Englished, in the 17th century, by Sir Thomas North.