Blatant vs Brunt - What's the difference?

blatant | brunt |


As an adjective blatant

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

As a noun brunt is

the full adverse effects of; the chief consequences or negative results of a thing or event.

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

    brunt

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The full adverse effects of; the chief consequences or negative results of a thing or event.
  • Unfortunately, poor areas such as those in New Orleans bore the brunt of Hurricane Katrina's winds.
  • * 2012 October 31, David M. Halbfinger, "[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/01/nyregion/new-jersey-continues-to-cope-with-hurricane-sandy.html?hp]," New York Times (retrieved 31 October 2012):
  • Though the storm raged up the East Coast, it has become increasingly apparent that New Jersey took the brunt of it.
  • The major part of; the bulk.
  • * If you feel tired of walking, just think of the poor donkey who has carried the brunt of our load.
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