flagrant

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈfleɪ.ɡɹənt/
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Etymology 1[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

flagrant (comparative more flagrant, superlative most flagrant)

  1. Obvious and offensive; blatant; scandalous.
    • 1740, David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature
      It is certain, therefore, that in all our notions of morals we never entertain such an absurdity as that of passive obedience, but make allowances for resistance in the more flagrant instances of tyranny and oppression.
  2. (archaic) On fire; flaming.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin frāgrans, participle of frāgrō (smell, reek).

Adjective[edit]

flagrant (comparative more flagrant, superlative most flagrant)

  1. (obsolete) Misspelling of fragrant.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flagrāns.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flagrant (masculine and feminine plural flagrants)

  1. flaming, burning
  2. flagrant, blatant

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French flagrant, from Latin flagrāns.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flaːˈɣrɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fla‧grant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Adjective[edit]

flagrant (comparative flagranter, superlative flagrantst)

  1. flagrant, blatant (obvious and offensive)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of flagrant
uninflected flagrant
inflected flagrante
comparative flagranter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial flagrant flagranter het flagrantst
het flagrantste
indefinite m./f. sing. flagrante flagrantere flagrantste
n. sing. flagrant flagranter flagrantste
plural flagrante flagrantere flagrantste
definite flagrante flagrantere flagrantste
partitive flagrants flagranters

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flagrāns.

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Adjective[edit]

flagrant (feminine flagrante, masculine plural flagrants, feminine plural flagrantes)

  1. flagrant, blatant, glaring, obvious, evident
    C'est flagrant.It stares you in the face.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin flagrant.

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Adjective[edit]

flagrant (strong nominative masculine singular flagranter, comparative flagranter, superlative am flagrantesten)

  1. flagrant

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Further reading[edit]

  • flagrant” in Duden online
  • flagrant” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

flāgrant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of flāgrō

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French flagrant.

Adjective[edit]

flagrant m or n (feminine singular flagrantă, masculine plural flagranți, feminine and neuter plural flagrante)

  1. flagrant

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