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Definition not very noticeable — typically of something that might be of interest, but that blends into the background
  • She tried to slip into class inconspicuously.
inconspicuously = in a manner that is not easily noticed
  • She tends to sit in the corner inconspicuously, but when you talk with her she really shines.
  • inconspicuously = in a manner that is not easily noticed
  • As I was debating whether there was a way to inconspicuously ask him to come see me tonight, a call rang out from just inside the palace doors.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • inconspicuously = in a manner that is not easily noticed
  • Far better, he decides, to keep one's presence small, inconspicuous.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • inconspicuous = not very noticeable
  • Saunière apparently had done just that and left the knight unattended long enough for Rémy Legaludec to make one inconspicuous addition.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • inconspicuous = not very noticeable
  • Awake and having recovered the use of his legs, Bernard had chosen this moment to move as inconspicuously as he could towards the door.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • inconspicuously = in a manner that is not easily noticed
  • He made his way painfully into the workshop, where a curtain concealed a niche containing an old, inconspicuous cupboard.
    Mina Baites  --  The Silver Music Box
  • inconspicuous = not very noticeable
  • After that Michael moved back to left tackle, and No. 30 did his best to remain inconspicuous.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • inconspicuous = not very noticeable
  • Walter checked on them occasionally, as inconspicuously as he could.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • inconspicuously = in a manner that is not easily noticed
  • I tried to remain inconspicuous in the newsroom, but one of the typesetters, a crabbed, chain-smoking woman who always wore a hairnet, took a dislike to me.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • inconspicuous = not very noticeable
  • Leaving Pasha and Petya behind, the captain led the Count and his escort to a utility stair hidden behind an inconspicuous door in the core of the hotel.
    Amor Towles  --  A Gentleman in Moscow
  • inconspicuous = not very noticeable
  • Jurgis had gone with the desire to get into an inconspicuous corner and see what was done; but this attitude of silent and open-eyed attention had marked him out for a victim.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • inconspicuous = not very noticeable
  • With these attributes, however, he would not remain as inconspicuous as we wished him to: that year, the school buzzed with talk about him defending Tom Robinson, none of which was complimentary.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • inconspicuous = not very noticeable
  • He slipped into the nearest of them as inconspicuously as he could and prepared to frown at the yet later comers whenever they should arrive.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • inconspicuously = in a manner that is not easily noticed
  • I realized my maids had inconspicuously dismissed themselves at some point as well.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • inconspicuously = in a manner that is not easily noticed
  • Inconspicuous as he was, however, he managed to take hold of the biggest potato of the lot—the very same one that several people in the line had been watching.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • inconspicuous = not easily noticed
  • When the Warden started booming, she had inconspicuously swallowed half a gramme of soma, with the result that she could now sit, serenely not listening, thinking of nothing at all, but with her large blue eyes fixed on the Warden's face in an expression of rapt attention.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • inconspicuously = in a manner that is not easily noticed
  • Comrades stood inconspicuously on guard about the meeting hall, at the doors, down the street, and along the hallways.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • I wanted to breed and raise Abyssinians and to drive an inconspicuous Toyota like everyone else in my class who had a car.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • Jason wondered if Apollo had assumed this form to be inconspicuous, or to look pitiable to his father.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus

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