Flagrant vs Excessive - What's the difference?
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Flagrant is a related term of excessive.
As adjectives the difference between flagrant and excessive
is that flagrant
is obvious and offensive, blatant, scandalous or flagrant
can be (obsolete) while excessive
is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
* flagraunt (qualifier)
From (etyl) flagrant, from (etyl) flagrantem, present participle of . More at (l).
Obvious and offensive, blatant, scandalous
* 1740, David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature
(archaic) On fire, flaming.
- It is certain, therefore, that in all our notions of morals we never entertain such an absurdity as that of passive obedience, but make allowances for resistance in the more flagrant instances of tyranny and oppression.
* (obvious and offensive) blatant, glaring
* (on fire) burning, flaming
Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
- "I personally consider putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute rather excessive , nay even stupid."
* See also
* excessive number