inconspicuous inconspicuous  /ɪŋ ˈkɑn spɪ kwəs/


  • (adj) not prominent or readily noticeable


  1. As watches, they're not exactly inconspicuous.
  2. Its buildings are painted an inconspicuous earthy green and buff.
  3. There will be nothing inconspicuous about the event starting at 11 a.


  • Hezbollah fighter tells of Syria battle

    'It was a street war' in the town of Qusair, says a militant with the Lebanese Shiite group that has aligned itself with President Bashar Assad's troops against rebel factions made up mostly of Sunnis. BEIRUT — He sits on a couch in an inconspicuous building in a southern suburb of Beirut. A baseball cap pulled down low, his eyes twitching, Hassan, a Hezbollah squad leader, describes killing ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  1. "The brilliant thing about Alan is that you wouldn't notice him walking down the street," says Radcliffe. "He's kind of inconspicuous. He's like Alec Guinness in all those films where he just sort of becomes invisible as soon as he walks into...
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Daniel Radcliffe Source: FOXNews

  2. "Being an offensive lineman requires its own special qualities," said Zimmerman. "And this is why there's such a unique bond among us. We are an inconspicuous group who defend our quarterbacks as if they were our mothers. We open holes for...
    on Aug 4, 2008 By: Gary Zimmerman Source: The Orange and Brown Report

  3. "It's all about inconspicuous elegance - the new style isn't loaded down or opulent," said designer Christiane Wirth of Ilsenburg, Germany, who designs her own bridal gowns.
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Wirth Source: Earthtimes (press release)

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