flagrancy


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fla·grant

 (flā′grənt)
adj.
1. Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible: a flagrant miscarriage of justice. See Usage Note at blatant.
2. Obsolete Flaming; blazing.

[Latin flagrāns, flagrant-, present participle of flagrāre, to burn; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

fla′gran·cy, fla′grance n.
fla′grant·ly adv.
Synonyms: flagrant, glaring, gross, egregious, rank2
These adjectives refer to what is conspicuously bad or offensive. Flagrant applies to what is offensive to a serious or appalling degree: flagrant disregard for the law; a flagrant example of racial prejudice.
What is glaring is disturbingly or painfully obvious: a glaring error; glaring contradictions.
Gross suggests a magnitude of offense or failing that cannot be condoned or forgiven: gross ineptitude; gross injustice.
Something egregious is so offensive as to provoke outrage or condemnation: an egregious lie.
What is rank is highly offensive or repugnant: rank stupidity; rank treachery.
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flagrancy

noun
Translations
وضوح صارِخ
křiklavostnápadnost
åbenlyshed
botrányos volta vminek
svívirîing, hneykslun
nápadnosť
gün gibi ortada olma

flagrant

(ˈfleigrənt) adjective
(usually of something bad) very obvious; easily seen. flagrant injustice.
ˈflagrantly adverb
ˈflagrancy noun
References in classic literature ?
When people who had nothing to do with the case were so sensible of its flagrancy, people who lost money by it could scarcely be expected to deal mildly with it.
Affections are as thoughts to her, The measures of her hours; Her feelings have the flagrancy, The freshness of young flowers; And lovely passions, changing oft, So fill her, she appears The image of themselves by turns, -- The idol of past years!
However, as a dire repercussion to the draconian patterns of Indian violence in Kashmir, it ceases to be the paradise that it once was, standing as a cleaved land, dotted with cold-blooded episodes of flagrancy.
Secondly, the federal and provincial government's failure in implementing the laws related to violence against children, as the National Commission on the Rights of Child Bill and Criminal Laws Amendment Bill, manifests the callousness of the government in clamping down episodes of flagrancy against children.
We cannot and must not leave it to chance or resign in the face of increasing flagrancy of abuse of power and manipulation of laws.
Their attempt is astonishing in its flagrancy, and dangerously combines politics and sectarianism just so the two politicians can score the victory they have long boasted of to their supporters.
Despite the flagrancy of their prank, the two said that officials actually found it "quite funny" and returned without any problems.
129) Notably, the court did not evaluate the flagrancy of the state officers' misconduct.
However, just as the flagrancy of the police misconduct informs courts' analyses regarding how much attenuation is required to dissipate the taint of illegal conduct in the Fourth Amendment context, see Brown v.
His error in this regard is both trivial in its flagrancy and profound in its importance.
These unprecedented figures appropriately reflect the conspiracy's breathtaking flagrancy, its systemic reach and its significant impact," Lynch said.