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con-, 强调。-spic, 看，词源同special, spectator.
- conspicuous (adj.)
- 1540s, from Latin conspicuus "visible, open to view, striking," from conspicere "to look at, observe, see, notice," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + specere (see scope (n.1)). Phrase conspicuous by its absence (1859) is said to be from Tacitus ("Annals" iii.76), in a passage about certain images: "sed præfulgebant ... eo ipso quod effigies eorum non visebantur."
- 1. You may feel tearful in situations where you feel conspicuous.
- 2. Mary's red hair always made her conspicuous at school.
- 3. It is conspicuous that smoking is harmful to health.
- 4. Its colouring makes it highly conspicuous.
- 5. He was conspicuous among his colleagues.
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