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.
So the Obama bill corrects what was conspicuously awful about the Bush bill.
So now the magic Democratic number is 17—and Pelosi is at it again, with conspicuously boundless energy and determination.
There is a purple tinge that is too conspicuously artificial.
Why, then, have we retired from this field in which we were once conspicuously successful?
This was conspicuously the case in the Indian seas in 1782 and 1783.
Now the tall man, the one conspicuously dressed, had been Trencher.
This puerile feature in a nature which was conspicuously manly had often given rise to comment and conjecture.
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."