/ɪˈgri dʒəs, -dʒi əs/
extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant:
an egregious mistake; an egregious liar.
gross, outrageous, notorious, shocking.
tolerable, moderate, minor, unnoticeable.
distinguished or eminent.
preeminent, equivalent to
adj. suffix; see
outstandingly bad; flagrant:
an egregious lie
[C16: from Latin
outstanding (literally: standing out from the herd), from
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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.
He dismissed a few call-outs as egregiously lopsided.
He's not as egregiously offensive as many politicians.
Skeptically, wearily, she must retrace the bitter path which has led her so egregiously astray.
The adjective awesome is not only egregiously overused, but one that makes this writer cringe every time she hears it.
The majority is demonstrably, egregiously, recklessly wrong.
These citations are a reflection of the appalling and egregiously unsafe manner in which this mine was operated.
Most egregiously, he has utterly failed to respond or object to the respondent's requests for production.
We are terminating providers who have egregiously abused this benefit.
Failing to tap the rainy day fund may prove even more egregiously needless if the local economy now begins recovering.
Compensatory education is an equitable remedy but it does not require a finding that the school acted in bad faith or egregiously.