blatancy

noun
bla·​tan·​cy | \ ˈblā-tᵊn(t)-sē \
plural blatancies

Definition of blatancy

1 : the quality or state of being blatant
2 : something that is blatant

Examples of blatancy in a Sentence

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Donald Trump has brought blatancy to the presidency. Joseph Epstein, WSJ, "If Trump Were a Poet, He’d Be Rudyard Kipling," 26 Dec. 2018 Let’s Make Out’ New wave structure meets punk blatancy and 21st-century gender fluency in this opening salvo from Dream Wife, a London art-school trio with an Icelandic singer-screamer, Rakel Mjöll. Jon Pareles, New York Times, "The Playlist: Drake Preps for a Return, and 12 More New Songs," 26 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of blatancy

1610, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of blatancy was in 1610

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