Blatant versus Flagrant

What is the Difference Between Blatant and Flagrant?


When to Use Blatant

Blatant is an adjective that is generally used to describe bad behavior. It is defined as, “done openly and unashamedly, offensively conspicuous.” For example,

  • During his speech to the crowd, the candidate told a blatant lie.

    Something that is blatant is done plainly for all to see, so the emphasis of the word is on the subject’s failure to conceal the act.

    When to Use Flagrant

    Flagrant is also an adjective that is used to describe wrong or immoral behavior. It is defined as, “conspicuously offensive, bad, or reprehensible.” For example,

  • The court proceedings were a flagrant miscarriage of justice.
  • The officer arrested the criminal for his flagrant disregard for the law.

    Summary

    The meanings of flagrant vs. blatant are subtly different and you should know which word emphasizes what.

    Blatant means offensively conspicuous.

    Flagrant means conspicuously offensive.


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