flagrancy

noun
fla·​gran·​cy | \ ˈflā-grən(t)-sē How to pronounce flagrancy (audio) also ˈfla- \

Definition of flagrancy

: the quality or state of being flagrant

Examples of flagrancy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the flagrancy of the Fairouz sins, the café’s managers would have been detained, questioned, and punished. Graeme Wood, The Atlantic, 3 Mar. 2022 The disclosure also shines a bare lightbulb on the flagrancy (and, in some cases, stupidity) of the unfaithful. Marcia Desanctis, Town & Country, 14 Feb. 2013

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First Known Use of flagrancy

1599, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flagrancy was in 1599

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Cite this Entry

“Flagrancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flagrancy. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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