Flagrant meaning

flāgrənt
Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible.

A flagrant miscarriage of justice.

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The definition of flagrant is something that is obviously wrong or offensive in some way.

An example of flagrant defiance is when you are told you cannot have one cookie and you immediately and defiantly go and take three right in front of the person who said no.

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(obsolete) Flaming; blazing.
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Glaringly bad; notorious; outrageous.
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(archaic) Flaming; blazing.
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(archaic) On fire, flaming.
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(obsolete) Common misspelling of fragrant.
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Origin of flagrant

  • Latin flagrāns flagrant- present participle of flagrāre to burn bhel-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French flagrant, from Latin flagrantem, present participle of flagrare (“blaze, burn”). More at black.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin frāgrans, participle of frāgrō

    From Wiktionary