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 most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King