Inconspicuous and Striking


Inconspicuous adjective - Not readily seen or noticed.
Usage example: left an inconspicuous scratch on the wall

Striking is an antonym for inconspicuous.


Striking adjective - Likely to attract attention.
Usage example: you'd be amazed what a striking difference new wallpaper can make in a room

Inconspicuous is an antonym for striking in extraordinary topic.

Nearby Words: strike, strikingly, striker, striked

Both words in one sentence

  • Rather than trying to look striking, she is putting on outfits to look as inconspicuous as possible in order to carry out the attack.
Cite this Source
Striking and Inconspicuous. (2016). Retrieved 2023, May 29, from
Inconspicuous & Striking. N.p., 2016. Web. 29 May. 2023. <>.
Striking or Inconspicuous. 2016. Accessed May 29, 2023.
Google Ngram Viewer shows how "inconspicuous" and "striking" have occurred on timeline