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Synonyms for conspicuouskənˈspɪk yu əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conspicuous(adj)

    obvious to the eye or mind

    blazing, blatant

    invisible, inconspicuous, unnoticeable, concealed, obscure

  2. blatant, blazing, conspicuous(adj)

    without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious

    blatant, dazzling, vociferous, glaring, clamorous, clamant, blinding, fulgent, blazing, strident, conspicuous, glary

    invisible, inconspicuous, unnoticeable, concealed, obscure


  1. conspicuous(adjective)


  2. conspicuous(adjective)

    Obvious or easy to notice.


  3. conspicuous(adjective)

    Noticeable or attracting attention, especially if unattractive.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. conspicuous

    That is apparent which clearly appears to the senses or to the mind as soon as the attention is directed toward it; that is evident of which the mind is made sure by some inference that supplements the facts of perception; the marks of a struggle were apparent in broken shrubbery and trampled ground, and the finding of a mutilated body and a rifled purse made it evident that robbery and murder had been committed. That is manifest which we can lay the hand upon; manifest is thus stronger than evident, as touch is more absolute than sight; that the picture was a modern copy of an ancient work was evident, and on comparison with the original its inferiority was manifest. That is obvious which is directly in the way so that it can not be missed; as, the application of the remark was obvious. Visible applies to all that can be perceived by the sense of sight, whether the noonday sun, a ship on the horizon, or a microscopic object. Discernible applies to that which is dimly or faintly visible, requiring strain and effort in order to be seen; as, the ship was discernible through the mist. That is conspicuous which stands out so as necessarily or strikingly to attract the attention. Palpable and tangible express more emphatically the thought of manifest.

    apparent, clear, discernible, distinct, evident, glaring, indubitable, manifest, obvious, open, overt, palpable, patent, perceptible, plain, tangible, transparent, unmistakable, visible

    concealed, covert, dark, hidden, impalpable, impenetrable, imperceptible, invisible, latent, obscure, occult, secret, undiscovered, unimagined, unknown, unseen, unthought-of

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. conspicuous(a.)

    visible, discernible, perceptible, apparent, conspicuous, clear, in plain sight

  2. conspicuous(a.)

    eminent, pre-eminent, prominent, distinguished, remarkable, noted, celebrated, marked, famed, famous, illustrious

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