inconspicuous


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in·con·spic·u·ous

 (ĭn′kən-spĭk′yo͞o-əs)
adj.
Not readily noticeable.

in′con·spic′u·ous·ly adv.
in′con·spic′u·ous·ness n.

inconspicuous

(ˌɪnkənˈspɪkjʊəs)
adj
not easily noticed or seen; not prominent or striking
ˌinconˈspicuously adv
ˌinconˈspicuousness n

in•con•spic•u•ous

(ˌɪn kənˈspɪk yu əs)

adj.
not conspicuous.
[1615–25; < Latin]
in`con•spic′u•ous•ly, adv.
in`con•spic′u•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inconspicuous - not prominent or readily noticeable; "he pushed the string through an inconspicuous hole"; "the invisible man"
conspicuous - obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"

inconspicuous

adjective
2. plain, ordinary, modest, unobtrusive, unnoticeable The studio is an inconspicuous grey building.

inconspicuous

adjective
Not readily noticed or seen:
Idiom: having a low profile.
Translations
غَيْر لافِت للنَّظَر
nenápadný
ikke iøjefaldende
lítt áberandi
nepastebimasnepastebimumas
nemanāmsneuzkrītošs
göze çarpmaz

inconspicuous

[ˌɪnkənˈspɪkjʊəs] ADJ [person] → que no llama la atención; [colour] → poco llamativo, que no llama la atención; [place] → que pasa desapercibido
she tried to make herself inconspicuoustrató de no llamar la atención or de pasar desapercibida

inconspicuous

[ˌɪnkənˈspɪkjuəs] adj (= not noticeable) [person] → qui passe inaperçu(e); [area, place] → discret/ète; [colour, dress] → discret/ète
to make o.s. inconspicuous → ne pas se faire remarquer

inconspicuous

adjunauffällig; to make oneself inconspicuousso wenig Aufsehen wie möglich erregen, sich kleinmachen (inf)

inconspicuous

[ˌɪnkənˈspɪkjʊəs] adj (place) → che non dà nell'occhio, poco in vista; (colour) → poco appariscente; (person, dress) → dimesso/a
to make o.s. inconspicuous → cercare di passare inosservato/a

inconspicuous

(inkənˈspikjuəs) adjective
not noticeable or conspicuous. The detective tried to be as inconspicuous as possible.
ˌinconˈspicuousness noun
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Jurgis had gone with the desire to get into an inconspicuous corner and see what was done; but this attitude of silent and open-eyed attention had marked him out for a victim.
As we strolled on, climbing up higher and higher, we were continually bringing neighboring peaks into view and lofty prominence which had been hidden behind lower peaks before; so by and by, while standing before a group of these giants, we looked around for the chalet again; there it was, away down below us, apparently on an inconspicuous ridge in the valley
His nickname through the wards was 'Little Friend of all the World'; and very often, being lithe and inconspicuous, he executed commissions by night on the crowded housetops for sleek and shiny young men of fashion.
Firmly narrowing upward from this wealthy but inconspicuous substratum was the compact and dominant group which the Mingotts, Newlands, Chiverses and Mansons so actively represented.
He went down into the little gallery as the lieutenant had directed, and clung to the rail at the extreme end beyond the look-out man, trying to seem as inconspicuous and harmless a fragment of life as possible.
I saw something fateful in that deliberate pacing towards the inconspicuous door with the words HOTEL ENTRANCE on the glass panels.
Though the other had a student's stoop and an inconspicuous manner, he could see that the man was well over six feet high.
But in the Oblonskys' household, as in all families indeed, there was one inconspicuous but most valuable and useful person, Marya Philimonovna.
Councillor Mikulin was one of those powerful officials who, in a position not obscure, not occult, but simply inconspicuous, exercise a great influence over the methods rather than over the conduct of affairs.
The kit contains everything needed for easy inconspicuous wall sampling, including the industry-proven Air-O-Cell Cassette, wall-sampling adapters for simple setup, a moisture meter, the SKC QuickTake 15 Sample Pump to provide the recommended 15-liters-per-minute flow rate, and accessories for stud finding and drilling.
The age of the Great Reform Act and abolition of the Corn Laws saw a new dominance, that of the middle class, and their tastes were those of inconspicuous consumption.
The Xscape Window does not compromise security offered by burglar bars in any way as it is inconspicuous and can only be opened from the inside of a building.