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 ?
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!
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.
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.
6) In assessing whether a statement made after an illegal arrest has been purged of the taint of that arrest, and is therefore admissible, the court considers whether Miranda warnings were issued, the temporal proximity between the arrest and the statement, whether any intervening circumstances occurred during that time, and the flagrancy and purposefulness of the police misconduct.
The lawsuit also seeks delivery up or destruction of all of the Defendants' stocks of the look-a-like Starfly toy and that the Defendants account for all of their profits made from the Starfly toy or pay damages, including additional statutory damages for the flagrancy of the infringement, in addition to Spin Master's legal costs.
These include references to the fact or number of previous reversals in this particular case (25 decisions), (129) the number (10 decisions) or flagrancy (13 decisions) of the trial court's errors, (130) the trial court's failure to explain or justify its decisions (11 decisions),TM or the reversal (8 decisions) or even reassignment (2 decisions) of this same trial court judge in other cases.
My mom was probably correct that all of Jerusalem might find a 10-year-old's bedtime attire a bit sloppy for good taste, but children don't care about propriety, and it's hard not think of my own youthful flagrancy as some kind of innocent symbol for what all of us humans want deep down: comfort.
The Brown test considers: (1) the presence or absence of a Miranda warning, (2) "[t]he temporal proximity of the arrest and the confession," (3) "the presence of intervening circumstances," and (4) "the purpose and flagrancy of the official conduct.
But despite the flagrancy of the Omnibus's provocation, Wordsworth could hardly complain of such sampling.