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inconspicuous

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adjective in·con·spic·u·ous \ˌin-kən-ˈspi-kyə-wəs, -kyü-əs\

Simple Definition of inconspicuous

  • : not very easy to see or notice : not conspicuous

Full Definition of inconspicuous

  1. :  not readily noticeable

in·con·spic·u·ous·ly adverb
in·con·spic·u·ous·ness noun

Examples of inconspicuous

  1. She tried to remain as inconspicuous as possible so that no one would see her there.

  2. <left an inconspicuous scratch on the wall>



Origin of inconspicuous

Latin inconspicuus, from in- + conspicuus conspicuous


First Known Use: 1648



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