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flagrant (adj) openly bad; openly wicked.
A person's action is flagrant if it is bad and done openly without any respect for law or others' opinions. A flagrant violation of law is an open violation of law without any fear of punishment. When a person commits a murder in the open without fearing the police, it is a flagrant crime. It is a flagrant violation of law. If a person is openly corrupt, their corruption is flagrant.
- The award of contract for the multibillion-dollar project without calling for tenders shows the government's flagrant violation of established procedure in such matters and is an instance of flagrant favoritism.
- Ferguson's action of defalcation of the company's funds is an example of flagrant breach of trust and violation of ethics.