saliency

[ sey-lee-uh n-see, seyl-yuh n- ]SEE DEFINITION OF saliency

Synonyms for saliency

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I would not seem to stress either the saliency or the significance of these incidents.

Popularly, the portraits of heroes and notabilities are distinct in proportion to the number and saliency of their blemishes.

Inflection, especially in union with pause, serves an important function in indicating the saliency of specific ideas or words.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, "leaping, jumping;" see salient (adj.) + -cy. From 1834 as "salience."

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