Definition of Conspicuous

1. Adjective. Obvious to the eye or mind. "Made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"




2. Adjective. Without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious. "A blazing indiscretion"
Exact synonyms: Blatant, Blazing
Similar to: Unconcealed
Derivative terms: Blatancy, Conspicuousness

Definition of Conspicuous

1. a. Open to the view; obvious to the eye; easy to be seen; plainly visible; manifest; attracting the eye.

Definition of Conspicuous

1. Adjective. Obvious or easy to notice. ¹

2. Adjective. Noticeable or attracting attention, especially if unattractive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conspicuous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conspicuous

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consortiums
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conspersion
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conspicuous (current term)
conspicuous consumer
conspicuous consumption
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conspiracies
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conspiracy theories
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Literary usage of Conspicuous

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Although Bedford's ministry was afterwards mainly exercised in Manchester and adjacent towns, he also ! laboured with conspicuous success for a period | of ..."

2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1876)
"These last, however, ¡ire sometimes entirely wanting. Some of the specimens from Marin Co. are remarkable for conspicuous stipules and larger bracts. 11. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... were the most conspicuous. Dates soon after became discredited, and in 1685, under James II, he was convicted of perjury and punished by floggings of ..."

4. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1844)
"CHAPTER V. THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD conspicuous IN THE FORMATION AND CONTINUAL GOVERNMENT OF THE WORLD. As the perfection of a happy life consists in the ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1906)
"It was not until the summer of 1905, however, that their spread became conspicuous. The snails are active in the early morning while the trees are moist ..."

6. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1823)
"—is most The punishment, of which the efficacy in this in capital way is the greatest, is evidently that of death. conspicuous punishment. ..."

7. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"conspicuous Among the Latest Fiction PIPPIN A Tale of London Streets By~EVELYN VAN BUREN The story of how Pippin of the London streets and a young American ..."

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