Conspicuous

Definition of Conspicuous

Con`spic´u`ous
a.1.Open to the view; obvious to the eye; easy to be seen; plainly visible; manifest; attracting the eye.
It was a rock
Of alabaster, piled up to the clouds,
Conspicious far.
- Milton.
Conspicious by her veil and hood,
Signing the cross, the abbess stood.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.Obvious to the mental eye; easily recognized; clearly defined; notable; prominent; eminent; distinguished; as, a conspicuous excellence, or fault.
A man who holds a conspicuous place in the political, ecclesiastical, and literary history of England.
- Macaulay.

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