be conspicuous by (one's)/its absence

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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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The midfielder will be conspicuous by his absence because he has been moving into a rich vein of form.
Sad Stefan White will be conspicuous by his absence from the Louth team to play Offaly in Navan on Sunday.