con·​spi·​cu·​i·​ty | \ ˌkän(t)-spə-ˈkyü-ə-tē How to pronounce conspicuity (audio) \

Definition of conspicuity

: the quality or state of being conspicuous : conspicuousness

Examples of conspicuity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This trend has come about courtesy of a line of scientific research known broadly as conspicuity. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, "High-Vis Clothing Only Matters if Drivers Pay Attention," 7 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of conspicuity

1601, in the meaning defined above

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“Conspicuity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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