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inconspicuous (adj.)

1620s, "invisible," from Late Latin inconspicuus "not conspicuous," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + Latin conspicuus (see conspicuous). Weakened sense of "not readily seen or noticed" developed by 1828. Related: Inconspicuously; inconspicuousness.

updated on November 07, 2015

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Definitions of inconspicuous from WordNet

inconspicuous (adj.)
not prominent or readily noticeable;
he pushed the string through an inconspicuous hole
Synonyms: invisible
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