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CONSPICUOUSLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conspicuously mean? 

CONSPICUOUSLY (adverb)
  The adverb CONSPICUOUSLY has 2 senses:

1. in a manner tending to attract attention
2. in a prominent way

  Familiarity information: CONSPICUOUSLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSPICUOUSLY (adverb)


Sense 1conspicuously [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a manner tending to attract attention

Context example:

there have been plenty of general declarations about willingness to meet and talk, but conspicuously no mention of time and place

Antonym:

inconspicuously (in a manner intended to avoid attracting attention)

Pertainym:

conspicuous (without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious)


Sense 2conspicuously [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a prominent way

Synonyms:

prominently; conspicuously

Context example:

the new car was prominently displayed in the driveway

Pertainym:

conspicuous (obvious to the eye or mind)


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