2. To attend; to accompany. [Obs.]
Thou, wretched boy, that didst consort him here,
Shalt with him hence.
(Con*sort"a*ble) a. Suitable for association or companionship. [Obs.] Sir H. Wotton.
(Con*sor"tion) n. [L. consortio.] Fellowship; association; companionship. [Obs.] Sir T.
(Con"sort*ship) n. The condition of a consort; fellowship; partnership. Hammond.
(Con"sound) n. [Corrupted fr. F. consoude, fr L. consolida comfrey (so called because
supposed to have healing power); con- + solidus solid, consolidare to make solid. Cf. Comfrey, Consolidate.]
(Bot.) A name applied loosely to several plants of different genera, esp. the comfrey.
(Con`spe*cif"ic) a. Of the same species.
(Con`spec*tu"i*ty) (- spek*tu"i*ty), n.; pl. Conspectuities The faculty of seeing; sight; eye.
[A word of Menenius's making. Coriolanus ii. 1.] Shak.
(Con*spec"tus) n. A general sketch or outline of a subject; a synopsis; an epitome.
(Con*sper"sion) n. [L. conspersio, fr. conspergere to sprinkle.] The act of sprinkling.
The conspersion washing the doorposts.
(Con`spi*cu"i*ty) n. The state or quality of being clear or bright; brightness; conspicuousness.
(Con*spic"u*ous) a. [L. conspicuus, fr. conspicere to get sight of, to perceive; con- +
spicere, specere, to look. See Spy]
1. Open to the view; obvious to the eye; easy to be seen; plainly visible; manifest; attracting the eye.
It was a rock
Of alabaster, piled up to the clouds,
Conspicious by her veil and hood,
Signing the cross, the abbess stood.
Sir W. Scott.
2. Obvious to the mental eye; easily recognized; clearly defined; notable; prominent; eminent; distinguished; as,
a conspicuous excellence, or fault.
A man who holds a conspicuous place in the political, ecclesiastical, and literary history of England.
Syn. Distinguished; eminent; famous; illustrious; prominent; celebrated. See Distinguished.
Con*spic"u*ous*ly, adv. Con*spic"u*ous*ness, n.
(Con*spir"a*cy) n.; pl. Conspiracies [See Conspiration.]