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This was conspicuous consumption on the grandest of scales. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Is it any wonder that joy is conspicuous by its absence at many academies? Times, Sunday Times (2016)As much as anything, you feel ridiculously conspicuous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We remain a nation conflicted about conspicuous consumption. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What we saw was wealth and conspicuous consumption beyond the wildest dreams of avarice. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The company has not been a conspicuous success. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These changes make them less conspicuous to predators. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The bird himself is streaky brown and his most conspicuous feature is a bright yellow eyebrow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Boat designers feel that the days of conspicuous consumption afloat may be numbered. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet people of high effectiveness are conspicuous by their absence in knowledge jobs. Peter F. Drucker THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)On neither side is the quality conspicuous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This trend is all about conspicuous colour and clashing prints. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The era of conspicuous consumption is over. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That exercise was not a conspicuous success. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His actual attire was considerably less conspicuous. Garraty, John Arthur The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)One very potent display of status is conspicuous consumption. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In fact he eschewed any display of conspicuous success. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was unfailingly helpful in less conspicuous ways. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is the waiting room for the next generation of leaders and women are conspicuous by their absence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Humans were conspicuous by their absence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You may feel tearful in company, in stressful situations and in situations where you feel conspicuous. Hambly, Dr Kenneth Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)You aren't as conspicuous as you feel. Hambly, Dr Kenneth Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Maybe it's all about conspicuous consumption. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Once the branches are bare, these flocks will be a much more conspicuous feature of the countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is still a conspicuous lack of a'wow' factor in the squad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)People don't actually stare, but we do feel sort of conspicuous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Like messages about conspicuous consumption, messages that glorify violence have increasingly become a staple of American mass culture. Nightingale, Carl Husemoller On the Edge: A History of Poor Black Children and Their American Dreams (1993)

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Translations for 'conspicuous'

British English: conspicuous ADJECTIVE
If someone or something is conspicuous, people can see or notice them very easily.
Most people don't want to be too conspicuous.

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