Complete Definition of "inconspicuous"

English

Etymology
First attested circa w:17th century|17th century, from Late Latin inconspicuus, from in-, "not" + L. conspicuus, "conspicuous." Modern sense of "not easily noticeable" is from w:1828|1828.

Pronunciation
AHD|Ä­n'kÉn-spÄ­kʹyoÍo-És, IPA|/ËɪnkÉnËspɪkjuÉs/, SAMPA|/%[email protected]"[email protected]/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Not prominent or easily noticeable

#:"Approaching danger, whether from octopus, fish or man, arouses caution in a small mollusk and it becomes as inconspicuous as it can."

Antonyms
conspicuous

Synonyms
invisible

Related terms
obscure
unnoticeable

Translations
trans-top|not prominent or easily noticeable
Czech: nenápadný m
trans-mid
Finnish: herättää huomiota|huomiota herättämätön, huomaamaton
trans-bottom

fa:inconspicuous
io:inconspicuous
vi:inconspicuous
zh:inconspicuous

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