WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
con•spic•u•ous /kənˈspɪkyuəs/USA pronunciation adj. 

    easily seen or noticed; striking:an award for conspicuous bravery.
con•spic•u•ous•ness, con•spi•cu•i•ty/ˌkɑnspɪˈkyuɪti/USA pronunciationn. [uncountable]

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conspicuous /kənˈspɪkjʊəs/ adj
  1. clearly visible; obvious or showy
  2. attracting attention because of a striking quality or feature: conspicuous stupidity
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin conspicuus, from conspicere to perceive; see conspectus

conˈspicuously adv conˈspicuousness n

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