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 Meanings and Examples of CONSPICUOUSLY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
conspicuously
 ad.  in a prominent way; in a manner tending to attract attention
Classic Sentence: (37 in 3 pages)
1  She wore a muslin dress, conspicuously white, and a stiff little veil coming to her shoulders.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  Before another month was by, all the working members of his family had union cards, and wore their union buttons conspicuously and with pride.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 8
3  To this doubt there was joined the change in her relations with the Petrovs, which had been so conspicuously and unpleasantly marked that morning.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 35
4  This puerile feature in a nature which was conspicuously manly had often given rise to comment and conjecture.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
5  We saw in this a way of smoothing matters, so at Fundu, where the Bistritza runs into the Sereth, we got a Roumanian flag which we now fly conspicuously.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  Nobody will see you in the back room anyway, and Melly won't be conspicuous.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  And that awful Captain Butler, making you so conspicuous, and he's a terrible, terrible person, Scarlett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
8  He is a thoroughly bad character who would take advantage of your youth and innocence to make you conspicuous and publicly disgrace you and your family.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
9  He liked the ease and glitter of the life, and the lustre conferred on him by being a member of this group of rich and conspicuous people.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
10  His grand distinguishing feature, the fin, from which he derives his name, is often a conspicuous object.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
11  This rampart is pierced by several sally-ports for the convenience of ships and whales; conspicuous among which are the straits of Sunda and Malacca.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
12  As Ahab now glided from the dejected Delight, the strange life-buoy hanging at the Pequod's stern came into conspicuous relief.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 131. The Pequod Meets The Delight.
13  The ill-assorted and injudicious attire of the individual only served to render his awkwardness more conspicuous.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
14  The clothes of Heyward, which rendered him peculiarly conspicuous, were repeatedly cut, and once blood was drawn from a slight wound in his arm.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
15  One warrior in particular, a man of wild and ferocious mien, had been conspicuous for the attention he had given to the words of the speaker.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
Example Sentence:
1  Local women were conspicuously absent from the meeting.
2  It was an age of conspicuous consumption — those who had money liked to display it.
3  Bay windows are a conspicuous feature of his architecture.
4  In China, her blonde hair was conspicuous.
5  The notice must be displayed in a conspicuous place.
6  Next morning, Miss Scatcherd wrote in conspicuous characters on a piece of pasteboard the word "Slattern."