Definition of Egregious

1. Adjective. Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible. "Rank treachery"

Exact synonyms: Crying, Flagrant, Glaring, Gross, Rank
Similar to: Conspicuous



Definition of Egregious

1. a. Surpassing; extraordinary; distinguished (in a bad sense); -- formerly used with words importing a good quality, but now joined with words having a bad sense; as, an egregious rascal; an egregious ass; an egregious mistake.

Definition of Egregious

1. Adjective. Exceptional, conspicuous, outstanding, most usually in a negative fashion. ¹

2. Adjective. Outrageously bad. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Egregious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Egregious

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egotize
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egotizing
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egranulose
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egregious (current term)
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Literary usage of Egregious

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1. British Synonymy: Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words in by Hester Lynch Piozzi (1794)
"egregious, EMINENT, REMARKABLE, DISTINGUISHED. THESE although fimilar are not ... be an egregious fool to every new ..."

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