Many gyms are in conspicuous downtown locations and sheathed in clear glass so passersby can watch people working out.
But their failure to mention the Israeli-Palestinian conflict or the ongoing negotiations to resolve it was conspicuous.
But this is what Geoff Dyer does: remarks on conspicuous truths that are anything but until he points them out.
One conspicuous example is how neuroscience is already creeping into courtrooms.
The system is truck-mounted and road-mobile, as are the big and conspicuous radars that stood next to it on display.
This is easily distinguished from the foregoing species by its conspicuous white eyebrow.
They evidently formed a separate and conspicuous class in the community.
The most conspicuous single thing was a huge bulletin board occupying one whole end.
conspicuous among them was the sorrowful countenance of Lieut.-Col.
Wrinkled clothes and dusty black derby hat, he was conspicuous in the peacockean scene.
1540s, from Latin conspicuus "visible, open to view, striking," from conspicere "to look at, observe, see, notice," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + specere (see scope (n.1)). Phrase conspicuous by its absence (1859) is said to be from Tacitus ("Annals" iii.76), in a passage about certain images: "sed præfulgebant ... eo ipso quod effigies eorum non visebantur."