The definition of conspicuous is something that is obvious or easy to see.(adjective)
An example of conspicuous is a naked person on the field during a football game.
See conspicuous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L conspicuus, open to view < conspicere, to look at, observe < com-, intens. + specere, see: see spy
See conspicuous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin cōnspicuus
Origin: , from cōnspicere, to observe
Origin: : com-, intensive pref.; see com-
Origin: + specere, to look; see spek- in Indo-European roots.
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