Definition of "conspicuous" [con•spic•u•ous]

  • (adjective) Easy to notice; obvious.
  • (adjective) Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable. See Synonyms at noticeable.

Use "conspicuous" in a sentence

  • "“Buffons,” after the title conspicuous on a volume of the Suites a Buffon, [11] which stood on my shelf in the chart room."
  • "My brother officers were as good fellows as sailors ought to be and generally are, but, naturally, they neither knew nor cared anything about my pursuits, nor understood why I should be so zealous in pursuit of the objects which my friends, the middies, † christened “Buffons,” after the title conspicuous on a volume of the Suites a Buffon, ‡ which stood on my shelf in the chart room."
  • "In the term conspicuous is included plants that attract general attention."

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