conspicuity

noun
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 While drivers have a hard time seeing and recognizing pedestrians at night, the other half of the problem is that pedestrians dramatically overestimate their own conspicuity. Outside Online, 14 Oct. 2021 This trend has come about courtesy of a line of scientific research known broadly as conspicuity. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 7 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of conspicuity

1601, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conspicuity was in 1601

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Last Updated

23 Jan 2022

Cite this Entry

“Conspicuity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conspicuity. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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