conspicuous
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs/
Adjective

conspicuous

  1. Obvious or easy to notice.
    He was conspicuous by his absence.
  2. Noticeable or attracting attention, especially if unattractive.
    • 1969, Saul Bellow, Mr Sammler's Planet, Penguin Books Ltd, page 6:
      For his height he had a small face. The combination made him conspicuous.
    He had a conspicuous lump on his forehead.
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