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

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy