A conspicuous flaw in the construction.
An example of conspicuous is a naked person on the field during a football game.
A conspicuous billboard.
Conspicuous bravery, conspicuous folly.
Origin of conspicuous
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin conspicuus (“visible, striking”), from cōnspicere (“to notice”), from con- (“with, together”) + specere (“to look at”)