conspicuously absent

Definition of conspicuously absent

  1. :  noticed especially for not being present Most of the executives attended the meeting, but the company president and vice president were conspicuously absent.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not present at a usual or expected place :  missing

    :  not existing :  lacking

    :  showing a lack of attention to what is happening or being said :  not attentive

  1. :  to keep (oneself) away

  1. :  in the absence of (something) :  without

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clearly seen through or understood

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