inconspicuously
adverb see inconspicuous

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  • inconspicuously — adverb In an inconspicuous manner; so as not to attract attention or appear unusual or out of the ordinary. The detective sat inconspicuously in her car, across the parking lot, pretending to read the newspaper …   Wiktionary

  • inconspicuously — inconspicuous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not clearly visible or attracting attention. DERIVATIVES inconspicuously adverb inconspicuousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inconspicuously — adverb in a manner intended to avoid attracting attention he had entered the room inconspicuously • Ant: ↑conspicuously • Derived from adjective: ↑inconspicuous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inconspicuously — Inconspicuous In con*spic u*ous, a. [L. inconspicuus. See {In } not, and {Conspicuous}.] Not conspicuous or noticeable; hardly discernible. {In con*spic u*ous*ly}, adv. {In con*spic u*ous*ness}, n. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inconspicuously — See inconspicuous. * * * …   Universalium

  • inconspicuously — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unobtrusively, surreptitiously, not openly; see modestly 1 , secretly …   English dictionary for students

  • inconspicuously — adv. unnoticeably, unobtrusively, in an unimposing manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inconspicuously — in·conspicuously …   English syllables

  • inconspicuously — See: inconspicuous …   English dictionary

  • inconspicuous — inconspicuously, adv. inconspicuousness, n. /in keuhn spik yooh euhs/, adj. not conspicuous, noticeable, or prominent. [1615 25; < L inconspicuus. See IN 3, CONSPICUOUS] Syn. unnoticeable, unobtrusive, unostentatious. * * * …   Universalium

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