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Definitions of conspicuous

  1. Conspicuously. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. noticeable in an unpleasant way Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. inclined to flaunt; "conspicuous consumption" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Open to the view; obvious to the eye; easy to be seen; plainly visible; manifest; attracting the eye. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Mentally or physically visible; distinguished; striking; obvious. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Clearly seen: visible to the eye or mind: prominent. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Manifest; plain to sight; eminent. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Clearly visible; prominent; obvious; striking. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Obvious to the sight; manifest; eminent; prominent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Easy to be seen by the eye; obvious to the mind; prominent; eminent; distinguished. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for conspicuous

  1. The packing industry was a conspicuous case of the " new course" in industrial relations. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  2. By this arrangement the two Emperors found themselves in such a conspicuous position that it was impossible for them to make a movement without being seen by every one. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
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