Example sentences for: inconspicuous

How can you use “inconspicuous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Following this line of reasoning, Peter Raven (1972) suggested more than thirty years ago that bird-pollinated flowers were predominantly red because ‘red is the only color of the spectrum that is at once inconspicuous to most insects and also an excellent “signal” of a high caloric reward for birds’.

  • One of them, clearly a better talker than Bradley (and he has proof--the conspicuously inconspicuous Emmy behind his shoulder), presses on: "How about any writing experience?"

  • In fact, an alumni survey went out on the dean's own letterhead and included a return envelope addressed to the suspiciously inconspicuous "Research International."

  • But men, apparently, are getting tired of being inconspicuous.

  • The traditional explanation for this association is that, since red is inconspicuous to bees, it evolved to prevent bees from depleting the nectar of bird-pollinated flowers without effecting pollination.


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