be conspicuous by (one's)/its absence(redirected from be conspicuous by his absence)
be conspicuous by (one's)/its absence
To be especially noticeable by being missing or absent (from something). You're the loudest one in the class, so of course you're conspicuous by your absence! The governor's economic stimulus plan was conspicuous by its absence during his speech this afternoon.
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