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Definition conspicuous (in something offensive) without any attempt at concealment
  • So blatantly obvious, right in front of my face.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • I take the blatant disregard of such a statute quite seriously, Emperor Kaito.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • This, Paul thought, was nothing more than blatant harassment.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • Tribal rivalries that had been buried under the iron-fisted domination of Akar Kessell resurfaced in the form of blatant mistrust.
    R.A. Salvatore  --  The Crystal Shard
  • This is blatant obstruction.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • Third, at the same time they picked this man up their air and fleet units were harassing our fleet in the most blatant and aggressive manner.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • IT WOULD HAVE BEEN TOUGH TO GO AND JUST blatantly shoot people in Iraq.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • You honestly think she's using illegals that blatantly?
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • He could not be that blatant, but perhaps some were clever enough to take the lesson.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • The red zone is considered just to be a blatant sexual remark, like Check him or her out, or Ij)ok what they have there, or / want to get some of that.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • On coming to Baltimore, I was shocked by the blatant racism candidly expressed daily in our new neighborhood.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • He was strong-willed and blatantly possessive, throwing back at me an image of that possessiveness which was flowering in me more fully every moment.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • I never would have thought that a freethinker like Settembrini could submit to such blatantly Spanish requirements and vows.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • The action was unprecedented; no one had ever seen stewards treat a trainer with such blatant distrust.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • 'Blatant corruption!' roared the portrait of the corpulent, red-nosed wizard on the wall behind Dumbledore's desk.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • He stopped, raising his eyebrows in blatant disbelief.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • In Plaszow, I would have been shot or at least lashed for such a blatant infraction, for being "a lazy and irresponsible" Jew.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • The guy behind the wheel was blatantly staring at us.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Uncertainty filled me more strongly than before and I decided to press ahead with no more blatant risks.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • "Hey?" cried the blatant Stryver.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities

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