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1. conspicuous

adjective. ['kənˈspɪkjuːəs'] obvious to the eye or mind.

Synonyms

  • attention-getting
  • marked
  • large
  • crying
  • glaring
  • egregious
  • outstanding
  • conspicuousness
  • eye-catching
  • salient
  • rank
  • spectacular
  • big
  • indiscreet
  • prominent
  • gross
  • bold
  • flagrant
  • striking
  • in evidence

Antonyms

  • inconspicuousness
  • inconspicuous
  • faceless
  • unappealing

Etymology

  • conspicuus (Latin)
  • conspicere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Conspicuous

  • ambiguous
  • arduous
  • contemptuous
  • contiguous
  • continuous
  • deciduous
  • disingenuous
  • incongruous
  • ingenuous
  • innocuous
  • promiscuous
  • strenuous
  • sumptuous
  • tempestuous
  • tumultuous
  • vacuous
  • virtuous

How do you pronounce conspicuous?

Pronounce conspicuous as kənˈspɪkjuəs.

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How do you spell conspicuous? Is it conspicious ?

A common misspelling of conspicuous is conspicious

Sentences with conspicuous


1. Adjective
Paint the pipe a dark color to make it less conspicuous.

Quotes about conspicuous


1. Do not forget that the value and interest of life is not so much to do conspicuous things...as to do ordinary things with the perception of their enormous value.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

2. Herpes [10w] Only greatness and genital herpes are conspicuous by their absence.
- Beryl Dov

2. conspicuous

adjective. ['kənˈspɪkjuːəs'] without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious.

Synonyms

  • blatant
  • unconcealed

Antonyms

  • unmarked
  • unnoticeable
  • small

Etymology

  • conspicuus (Latin)
  • conspicere (Latin)
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