Vehement vs Blatant - What's the difference?

vehement | blatant |


As adjectives the difference between vehement and blatant

is that vehement is vehement while blatant is bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.

vehement

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Showing strong feelings; passionate; forceful or intense.
  • * 2007 , Scott Smith, The Ruins , page 236
  • Amy shook her head, vehement . "The vine didn't kill them. The Mayans did. They tried to flee and the Mayans shot them. The vine just claimed their bodies once they'd been shot. There's no thought involved in that.

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    blatant

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.
  • Obvious, on show.
  • * (Richard Henry Dana)
  • Harsh and blatant tone.
  • * (Edmund Spenser)
  • A monster, which the blatant beast men call.
  • * (Washington Irving)
  • Glory, that blatant word, which haunts some military minds like the bray of the trumpet.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=(Gary Younge)
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution , passage=WikiLeaks did not cause these uprisings but it certainly informed them. The dispatches revealed details of corruption and kleptocracy that many Tunisians suspected, […]. They also exposed the blatant discrepancy between the west's professed values and actual foreign policies.}}

    Synonyms

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    Antonyms

    * (obvious) furtive

    See also

    * ostentatious