- incontestability clause
Origin of inconspicuous
Examples from the Web for inconspicuous
But Kate is nice and quiet and inconspicuous, whereas Chelsy is loud and brash and stands out.Chelsy Davy, Prince Harry's Hard-Partying Royal Wedding Date|Tom Sykes|April 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The piece begins with a wooden barn door pierced with two inconspicuous peepholes.
You'd better wear that blue serge; everybody wears blue serge, so it's inconspicuous.Nobody|Louis Joseph Vance
The air is heavily scented with the inconspicuous inflorescences of the mangos (Mangifera indica).A Bird Calendar for Northern India|Douglas Dewar
The flowers which appear when the leaves are nearly full-grown are inconspicuous, greenish-yellow and rich in honey.Forest Trees of Illinois|Fuller George D.
Once again we find history in the making in an inconspicuous people during an apparently dormant period.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
Now it is the chic thing to adapt oneself to the depressing conditions, to be frugal and inconspicuous like soldiers.The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse|Vicente Blasco Ibanez
1620s, "invisible," from Late Latin inconspicuus, from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + Latin conspicuus (see conspicuous). Weakened sense of "not readily seen or noticed" first recorded 1828. Related: Inconspicuously; inconspicuousness.