CONSPICUOUS, adjective [Latin , to look or see. See Species.]
1. Open to the view; obvious to the eye; easy to be seen; manifest; as, to stand in a conspicuous place.
Or come I less conspicuous
2. Obvious to the mental eye; clearly or extensively known, perceived or understood. Hence, eminent; famous; distinguished; as a man of conspicuous talents; a lady of conspicuous virtues.