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blatant

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Adjective
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bla=tant
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5 in 5 verses (in OT : 4 in 4 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

blatanta. [Cf. Bleat.].
     Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.  R. H. Dana.  [1913 Webster]
    "A monster, which the blatant beast men call."  [1913 Webster]
    "Glory, that blatant word, which haunts some military minds like the bray of the trumpet."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

blatant, adj.
1 flagrant, unashamed (blatant attempt to steal).
2 offensively noisy or obtrusive.

Derivative
blatancy n. blatantly adv.
Etymology
a word used by Spenser (1596), perh. after Sc. blatand = bleating

THESAURUS

blatant

arrant, barefaced, bawling, bellowing, blaring, blatting, blustering, boanergean, boisterous, bold, brassy, brawling, brazen, brazenfaced, chintzy, clamant, clamorous, clamoursome, clanging, clangorous, clattery, colorful, conspicuous, crude, crying, extravagant, flagrant, flaring, flashy, flaunting, garish, gaudy, glaring, gorgeous, hanging out, howling, impudent, in relief, in the foreground, loud, loudmouthed, lowing, lurid, mafficking, meretricious, mugient, multivocal, noiseful, noisy, notable, noticeable, notorious, obstreperous, obtrusive, obvious, openmouthed, ostensible, outstanding, overbold, overt, palpable, prominent, pronounced, puling, rackety, rip-roaring, rowdy, salient, screaming, sensational, shameless, shouting, spectacular, staring, stark-staring, sticking out, strepitant, strepitous, strident, striking, tawdry, tinsel, tumultuous, turbulent, ululant, unabashed, unashamed, unblushing, uproarious, vociferant, vociferating, vociferous, vulgar, wailing, whining, yammering, yapping, yelling, yelping

ROGET THESAURUS

blatant

Loudness

N loudness, power, loud noise, din, blare, clang, clangor, clatter, noise, bombilation, roar, uproar, racket, hubbub, bobbery, fracas, charivari, trumpet blast, flourish of trumpets, fanfare, tintamarre, peal, swell, blast, larum, boom, bang (explosion), resonance, vociferation, hullabaloo, lungs, Stentor, artillery, cannon, thunder, loud, sonorous, high-sounding, big-sounding, deep, full, powerful, noisy, blatant, clangorous, multisonous, thundering, deafening, trumpet-tongued, ear-splitting, ear-rending, ear-deafening, piercing, obstreperous, rackety, uproarious, enough to wake the dead, enough to wake seven sleepers, shrill &c 410 clamorous stentorian, stentorophonic, loudly, aloud, at the top of one's voice, at the top of one's lungs, lustily, in full cry, the air rings with, the deep dread-bolted thunder.

Ululation

N ululation, cry, crying, bowwow, ululation, latration, belling, reboation, wood-note, insect cry, fritiniancy, drone, screech owl, cuckoo, wailing (lamentation), crying, blatant, latrant, remugient, mugient, deep-mouthed, full-mouthed, rebellowing, reboant, in full cry, (iii) MUSICAL SOUNDS.

Folly

N imbecility folly, want of intelligence &c, want of intellect, shadowness, silliness, foolishness, imbecility, incapacity, vacancy of mind, poverty of intellect, weakness of intellect, clouded perception, poor head, apartments to let, stupidity, stolidity, hebetude, dull understanding, meanest capacity, shortsightedness, incompetence, one's weak side, not one's strong point, bias, infatuation, simplicity, puerility, babyhood, dotage, anility, second childishness, fatuity, idiocy, idiotism, driveling, folly, frivolity, irrationality, trifling, ineptitude, nugacity, inconsistency, lip wisdom, conceit, sophistry, giddiness, eccentricity, extravagance, rashness, act of folly, unintelligent, unintellectual, unreasoning, mindless, witless, reasoningless, brainless, halfbaked, having no head, not bright, inapprehensible, weak headed, addle headed, puzzle headed, blunder headed, muddle headed, muddy headed, pig headed, beetle headed, buffle headed, chuckle headed, mutton headed, maggoty headed, grossheaded, beef headed, fat witted, fat-headed, weak-minded, feeble-minded, dull minded, shallow minded, lack- brained, rattle-brained, rattle headed, half witted, lean witted, short witted, dull witted, blunt-witted, shallow-pated, clod-pated, addle- pated, addle-brained, dim-sighted, short-sighted, thick-skulled, weak in the upper story, shallow, borne, weak, wanting, soft, sappy, spoony, dull, dull as a beetle, stupid, heavy, insulse, obtuse, blunt, stolid, doltish, asinine, inapt, prosaic, hebetudinous, childish, child-like, infantine, infantile, babyish, babish, puerile, anile, simple, old-womanish, fatuous, idiotic, imbecile, driveling, blatant, babbling, vacant, sottish, bewildered, blockish, unteachable Boeotian, Boeotic, bovine, ungifted, undiscerning, unenlightened, unwise, unphilosophical, apish, simious, foolish, silly, senseless, irrational, insensate, nonsensical, inept, maudlin, narrow-minded, bigoted, giddy, rash, eccentric, foolish, unwise, injudicious, improper, unreasonable, without reason, ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, silly, stupid, asinine, ill-imagined, ill-advised, ill-judged, ill-devised, mal entendu, inconsistent, irrational, unphilosophical, extravagant, sleeveless, idle, pointless, useless, inexpedient, frivolous, Davus sum non, a fool's bolt is soon shot clitellae bovi sunt im, fools rush in where angels fear to tread, il n' a ni bouche ni eperon, the bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, to varnish nonsense with the charms of sound.


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