Conspicuous – Word Of The Day For IELTS Writing & Speaking

WOTD - Conspicuous

Conspicuous – Word Of The Day For IELTS Writing & Speaking

Conspicuous /kənˈspɪkjuəs/ (a): easy to see or notice; likely to attract attention

Synonyms: visible, noticeable, discernible, apparent, obvious

Antonyms: inconspicuous, unnoticeable, obscure


  • We are trying to help Lily find her missing puppy and already have missing announcements posted in all conspicuous places.
  • When was the last time you had a good night sleep? The dark circles under your eyes are horribly conspicuous.
  • I felt uncomfortably conspicuous in this designer dress.
  • The conference was a conspicuous success that paved the way for our next step to penetrate South East Asia market.
  • Nathan conducted his presentation on the next marketing campaign with such conspicuous confidence and assertion.
  • Nikki’s confession of being a victim of domestic abuse left us in conspicuous silence and stunned surprise since she has always seemed to be cheerful and lively.
  • Income inequality between male and female is another conspicuous evidence of gender discrimination in professional workplace.

Pave the way: to be a preparation which will make it possible for something to happen in the future

Conduct (v): to organize and/or do a particular activity

Assertion (n): the act of stating, using or claiming something strongly

Penetrate (v): to succeed in entering or joining an organization, a group, etc. especially when this is difficult to do

Domestic abuse (n): family violence

Inequality (n): the unfair difference between groups of people in society, when some have more wealth, status or opportunities than others

Discrimination (n): the practice of treating somebody or a particular group in society less fairly than others



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