HyperDic: conspicuous

English > 2 senses of the word conspicuous:
ADJECTIVEallconspicuousobvious to the eye or mind
allconspicuous, blatant, blazingwithout any attempt at concealment
conspicuous > pronunciation
Soundskahnspih'kyuwahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > conspicuous: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningobvious to the eye or mind.
Examples
  • "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"
  • "wore conspicuous neckties"
  • "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"
Attribute ofconspicuousnessHigh visibility
Narrowerattention-getting, eye-catchingseizing the attention
big, large, prominentconspicuous in position or importance
boldClear and distinct / distinct
crying, egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rankconspicuously and outrageously bad / bad or reprehensible
featuredmade a feature or highlight
in evidenceclearly to be seen
markedsingled out for notice or especially for a dire fate
outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, strikingHaving a quality that thrusts itself into attention
See alsoindiscreetlacking discretion
Oppositeinconspicuous, invisiblenot prominent or readily noticeable
Spanishevidente, obvio
Nounsconspicuousnesshigh visibility
Adverbsconspicuouslyin a prominent way
English > conspicuous: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningWithout any attempt at concealment; completely obvious.
Synonymsblatant, blazing
Broaderunconcealednot concealed or hidden
Spanishabierto, descarado, evidente, flagrante, obvio
Catalanflagrant
Nounsconspicuousnessthe state of being conspicuous
Adverbsconspicuouslyin a manner tending to attract attention

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