One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the proposed quarry would be very obtrusive’
conspicuous, prominent, noticeable, obvious, pronounced, unmistakable, inescapable
out of place, intrusive
thrusting, protruding, protuberant, sticking out
bold, loud, showy, garish, gaudy, lurid, flashy
informal standing out a mile, sticking out a mile, standing out like a sore thumb, sticking out like a sore thumb
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