Pronunciation of Salient
/sˈe͡ɪli͡ənt/, /sˈeɪliənt/, /s_ˈeɪ_l_iə_n_t/
Synonyms for salient:
Other synonyms and related words:
eye-catching, sharp, marked, proportional, pointed, striking, relevant, great, live, spectacular, remarkable, relevance, battlefield, large, fit, noticeable, arresting, pertinent, outstanding, bold, bulge, trenchant, apropos, apposite, theater, pronounced, much, material, big, applicable, topical, inclined, urgent, germane, dramatic.
crucial, consequential, influential, big-name, high-powered, heavyweight, earthshaking, pivotal, considerable, serious, big-wig, world-shaking, notable, noteworthy, critical, momentous, prominent, eminent, distinguished, grave, important.
noticeable, important (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for salient:
- No literary sketch of the great House of Portland would be complete without it summarised the salient points in the Druce claims as they have appeared from time to time in newspaper reports and in the narratives of those who knew the fifth Duke in his lifetime. - "The Portland Peerage Romance", Charles J. Archard.
- These facts will appear if we take a brief glance at the salient features of the European history of Turkey. - "The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)", John Holland Rose.