blatancy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blatancy the property of being both obvious and offensive "the blatancy of his attempt to whitewash the crime was unforgivable"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Blatancy Blatant quality.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n blatancy Blatant quality.
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Usage

In literature:

The habitual blatancy was slightly checked.
"Nerves and Common Sense" by Annie Payson Call
He and Victor had once admired that blatancy.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete" by George Meredith
A nation at war is a mob whose very blatancy, injustice and cruelty drive one to hatred and opposition.
"Combed Out" by Fritz August Voigt
It was the blatancy of the business, not any evil quality inherent in it, which had offended him.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
The blatancy, the crassness of the daily prints revolted him.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
Then indeed the hideous blatancy of the city's life flared out in all its painful vulgarity.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
Blatancy, stridency, false notes, and persistency after the coppers, have been its chief characteristics.
"Raemaekers' Cartoons" by Louis Raemaekers
No modern blatancy, no Yankee smartness anywhere.
"Marriage à la mode" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
They ceased to argue, and sheer blatancy, at all times a power, in war-time is supreme.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
It is a pathetic compromise between the quaint reality of the old and the blatancy of the new.
"Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1" by Elise Whitlock Rose
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