Flagrant vs Unmitigated - What's the difference?

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Flagrant is a related term of unmitigated.

As adjectives the difference between flagrant and unmitigated

is that flagrant is obvious and offensive, blatant, scandalous or flagrant can be (obsolete) while unmitigated is not mitigated.



Alternative forms

* flagraunt (qualifier)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) flagrant, from (etyl) flagrantem, present participle of . More at (l).


(en adjective)
  • Obvious and offensive, blatant, scandalous
  • * 1740, David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature
  • 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.
  • (archaic) On fire, flaming.
  • Synonyms
    * (obvious and offensive) blatant, glaring * (on fire) burning, flaming

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl)


    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete)
  • ----




    (en adjective)
  • Not mitigated.
  • * 1919 ,
  • *:"You don't care if people think you an utter blackguard? You don't care if she and your children have to beg their bread?"
  • *:"Not a damn."
  • *:I was silent for a moment in order to give greater force to my next remark. I spoke as deliberately as I could.
  • *:"You are a most unmitigated cad."
  • *:"Now that you've got that off your chest, let's go and have dinner."