Definition of inconspicuous in English:

inconspicuous

Line breaks: in|con¦spicu|ous
Pronunciation: /ɪnkənˈspɪkjʊəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

inconspicuously

adverb
More example sentences
  • A secret streamlet trickles on beneath the heavy cover of inertia and pseudo-events, slowly and inconspicuously undercutting it.
  • Neither can they move in Zimbabwe inconspicuously.
  • They need to be jotted down inconspicuously, preferably out of sight, since detailed note-taking in front of people may make them self-conscious.

inconspicuousness

noun
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  • The house's inconspicuousness is what attracted the mother of three to it in the first place.
  • We crouched low behind boulders, striving for inconspicuousness while Wehausen unpacked his telemetry equipment to see if any radio-collared sheep were in the vicinity.
  • Indeed, the surest sign of craft is its inconspicuousness.

Origin

early 17th century (in the sense 'invisible, indiscernible'): from Latin inconspicuus (from in- 'not' + conspicuus 'clearly visible') + -ous.

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