What does flagrant mean?

Definitions for flagrantˈfleɪ grənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word flagrant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crying(a), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank(adj)

    conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

    "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flagrant(adj)

    flaming; inflamed; glowing; burning; ardent

  2. Flagrant(adj)

    actually in preparation, execution, or performance; carried on hotly; raging

  3. Flagrant(adj)

    flaming into notice; notorious; enormous; heinous; glaringly wicked

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flagrant

    flā′grant, adj. glaring: notorious: enormous.—ns. Flā′grance, Flā′grancy.—adv. Flā′grantly. [L. flagrans, pr.p. of flagrāre, to burn.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flagrant in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flagrant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ancient Egyptian:

    Not every beautiful flower has a beautiful flagrant scent.

  2. The United:

    North Korea has been a flagrant menace for far too long. South Korea and Japan have been watching this situation closely with us.

  3. Tim Piazza:

    This is the result of a feeling of entitlement, flagrant disobedience of the law, and disregard for moral values that was then exacerbated by egregious acts of self-preservation.

  4. Foreign Ministry:

    Such action constitutes a flagrant breach of international conventions and violation of Iran's international commitment over security and safety of diplomatic missions on its lands.

  5. Michel Frost:

    It is high time that the Government of Honduras addressed the flagrant impunity of the increased number of executions of human rights defenders in the country, especially targeting those who defend environmental and land rights.

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