conspicuously absent

Definition of conspicuously absent

: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

conspicuous play conspicuously
  1. : obvious to the eye or mind

  2. : attracting attention : striking

  3. : marked by a noticeable violation of good taste

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

  2. : not existing : lacking

  3. : 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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