[ in-kuhn-spik-yoo-uhs ]
/ ˌɪn kənˈspɪk yu əs /


not conspicuous, noticeable, or prominent.


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Origin of inconspicuous

From the Latin word inconspicuus, dating back to 1615–25. See in-3, conspicuous

OTHER WORDS FROM inconspicuous

in·con·spic·u·ous·ly, adverbin·con·spic·u·ous·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for inconspicuous

/ (ˌɪnkənˈspɪkjʊəs) /


not easily noticed or seen; not prominent or striking

Derived forms of inconspicuous

inconspicuously, adverbinconspicuousness, noun
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