flagrant


flagrant
I adjective aiming for effect, apparent, arrant, audacious, blatant, bold, brazen, clear, conspicuous, daring, done for effect, enormous, flagitious, flaming into notice, flashy, flaunting, glaring, gross, immodest, impudens, infamous, loud, manifest, manifestus, monstrous, nefarious, noticeable, notorious, obtrusive, obvious, open, outrageous, outstanding, plain, prominent, pronounced, scandalizing, scandalous, screaming, shameless, shocking, showy, striking, striving for effect, visible, wanton associated concepts: flagrant abuse of the law II index arrant (onerous), bad (offensive), blameworthy, brazen, conspicuous, delinquent (guilty of a misdeed), disgraceful, egregious, extreme (exaggerated), heinous, manifest, nefarious, notorious, outrageous, outright, prominent, remarkable, reprehensible, reprobate, salient, scandalous

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  • flagrant — flagrant, ante [ flagrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1413; lat. flagrans, de flagrare « flamber » 1 ♦ Dr. Qui est commis, vient de se commettre sous les yeux mêmes de celui qui le constate. Loc. cour. Flagrant délit. ⇒fam. flag. 2 ♦ (déb. XIXe) Qui éclate aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • flagrant — FLAGRÁNT, Ă, flagranţi, te, adj. Care sare în ochi; izbitor, evident. ♢ Flagrant delict = infracţiune descoperită în momentul savârşirii ei sau înainte ca efectele ei să se fi consumat. – Din fr. flagrant. Trimis de lil meaniegirl, 04.01.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

  • flagrant — flagrant, glaring, gross, rank are comparable as derogatory intensives meaning conspicuously or outstandingly bad or unpleasant. Flagrant usually applies to offenses, transgressions, or errors which are so bad that they cannot escape notice or be …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • flagrant — flagrant, ante (fla gran, gran t ) adj. Qui se commet au moment même. •   Pris en flagrant délit, affaire criminelle, RAC. Plaid. II, 5. •   La première preuve est le flagrant délit ; elle atteste le fait, mais elle n atteste pas toujours que… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Flagrant — Fla grant, a. [L. flagrans, antis, p. pr. of flagrate to burn, akin to Gr. ?: cf. F. flagrant. Cf. {Flame}, {Phlox}.] 1. Flaming; inflamed; glowing; burning; ardent. [1913 Webster] The beadle s lash still flagrant on their back. Prior. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flagrant — Adj deutlich hervorstechend per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus gleichbedeutendem frz. flagrant, das auf l. flagrāns, nt zurückgeht, dem PPräs. von l. flagrāre brennen, lodern . Im juristischen Sprachgebrauch …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Flagrant — (lat.), brennend, hitzig; offen vor Augen liegend. Crimen (delictum) flagrans, ein Verbrechen, bei dem jemand auf frischer oder handhafter Tat (in flagranti) ergriffen, wurde nach römischem Recht und nach der Carolina als eine Unterart des Crimen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • flagrant — FLAGRANT. adj. Il n est en usage qu en cette phrase. Flagrant delit, pour dire, Un delit où l on est pris sur le fait …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Flagránt — (lat.), brennend; heftig; deutlich ins Auge fallend, frisch geschehend; in flagranti, auf frischer Tat …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Flagrant — Flagrant, lat. deutsch, brennend; heftig; eben geschehend oder geschehen; in flagranti, auf der That …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon


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