egregious

[ih-gree-juhs, -jee-uhs]
adjective
1.
extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant: an egregious mistake; an egregious liar. gross, outrageous, notorious, shocking. tolerable, moderate, minor, unnoticeable.
2.
Archaic. distinguished or eminent.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin ēgregius preeminent, equivalent to ē- e-1 + greg-, stem of grēx flock + -ius adj. suffix; see -ous

egregiously, adverb
egregiousness, noun
nonegregious, adjective
nonegregiously, adverb
nonegregiousness, noun
unegregious, adjective
unegregiously, adverb
unegregiousness, noun
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egregious (ɪˈɡriːdʒəs, -dʒɪəs)
 
adj
1.  outstandingly bad; flagrant: an egregious lie
2.  archaic distinguished; eminent
 
[C16: from Latin ēgregius outstanding (literally: standing out from the herd), from ē- out + grex flock, herd]
 
e'gregiously
 
adv
 
e'gregiousness
 
n

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egregious
1530s, from L. egregius, from the phrase ex grege "rising above the flock," from ex "out of" + grege, ablative of grex "herd, flock." Disapproving sense, now predominant, arose 16c., originally ironic and is not in the Latin word, which etymologically means simply "exceptional." Related: Egregiously
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Example sentences
However, they have not attempted to correct any of the obviously egregiously
  distorted data.
But that is not the main reason that the announced results resound as not only
  false, but as egregiously in-your-face false.
They would focus on supporting community defense and police, which have been
  egregiously neglected throughout the war.
All biofuels cost more than petrol, but some are egregiously wasteful.
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