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 (ĭ-grē′jəs, -jē-əs)
Conspicuously bad or offensive. See Synonyms at flagrant.

[From Latin ēgregius, outstanding : ē-, ex-, ex- + grex, greg-, herd; see ger- in Indo-European roots.]

e·gre′gious·ly adv.
e·gre′gious·ness n.
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To add to the egregiousness of this discrimination, Jack Shaheen has documented almost 900 films from the beginning of the cinema industry in the West, starting in 1896, that show how Arabs (read "Muslims") have been constantly portrayed as "brutal, heartless, uncivilized fanatics and money-mad cultural 'others' bent on terrorizing civilized Westerners, especially Christians and Jews" (Shaheen 2003, 172).
Typically, that justification is described in moral terms--a criminal conviction signals a moral judgment by society regarding the egregiousness of the corporation's behavior.
to the egregiousness of certain offenses, the evidence does not support
Finally, the true test of the egregiousness of this move is illustrated by the fact that it so quickly overshadowed the newly minted worst moment in the history of partisan foreign-policy meddling: the invitation extended by House Speaker John Boehner to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu --an event that took place only the week before.
In this new, Agency-created right of review, DEA will consider the following factors: (1) the egregiousness of the misconduct established by the record, (227) (2) the extent of government resources that have been expended in the litigation and review of the case, and (3) any potential prejudice to the government's case regarding a registration application that could be filed subsequently on related facts.
And the fact that civilians in Lebanon continue to be killed and maimed by these de facto landmines simply underscores the egregiousness of the violation.
By the same token, as the Court made clear in Brown, the deterrent purposes of the exclusionary rule are best served when officers are not permitted to use a quick constitutional fix, such as the recitation of Miranda warnings (in Brown) or the ostensible legality of a traffic stop (in this context) to mask the egregiousness of the official misconduct, which is of "particular" importance.
20 letter, it or its principal members could be reprimanded, censured, suspended, or disbarred, depending on the egregiousness of its refusal to respond.
Though egregiousness is not a necessary element to attain punitive relief, (225) those cases with a particularly unsympathetic employer are likely to yield higher exemplary damages.
Factors include the egregiousness of the alleged misconduct, the direct benefit to the company as a result of the violation, whether the misconduct systemic or isolated and the level of intent or responsibility of the wrongdoers within the company