[in-kuh n-spik-yoo-uh s]
- not conspicuous, noticeable, or prominent.
Origin of inconspicuous
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unnoticeable, unobtrusive, unostentatious.
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Examples from the Web for inconspicuously
Their strategy, were they to try to board a plane with a weapon, would be to dress as inconspicuously as possible.Hey, That's My Line
November 16, 2010
We must go through life so inconspicuously that Fate does not notice us.The Moon and Sixpence
W. Somerset Maugham
Inconspicuously I stepped into the Argonaut and up the stairs to Blythe's room.The Pirate of Panama
William MacLeod Raine
It was small and inconspicuously placed, but its interest was overwhelming.It Pays to Smile
Nina Wilcox Putnam
Women should dress quietly and inconspicuously when traveling.Book of Etiquette, Volume 2
Lillian Eichler Watson
As usual, it had begun quite harmlessly and inconspicuously.Banzai!
Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
- not easily noticed or seen; not prominent or striking
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Word Origin and History for inconspicuously
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