Associations to the word «Conspicuous»


CONSPICUOUS, adjective. Obvious or easy to notice.
CONSPICUOUS, adjective. Noticeable or attracting attention, especially if unattractive.
CONSPICUOUS CONSUMER, noun. One who engages in conspicuous consumption.
CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION, noun. A public display of acquisition of possessions with the intention of gaining social prestige; excessive consumerism in order to flaunt one's purchasing power.

Dictionary definition

CONSPICUOUS, adjective. Obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening".
CONSPICUOUS, adjective. Without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious; "blatant disregard of the law"; "a blatant appeal to vanity"; "a blazing indiscretion".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle