But the young people whose protests started this political transition are conspicuously absent from that loyal consensus.
Sabahi hoped to inspire young voters, but they are conspicuously absent at the polls.
conspicuously missing from that list: a requirement that a candidate has any real chance of winning.
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."