Origin of blatant
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Historical Examples of blatancy
His blatancy was arrested by the intonation of another hymn.Desert Dust
Edwin L. Sabin
The blatancy, the crassness of the daily prints revolted him.
I was perfectly conscious of the blatancy of the methods that achieved it.Your United States
His satisfaction found expression in blatancy and in actions that were thoroughly at odds with a man of his age.The Goose Man
It sounds like a diminished silk petticoat which has lost its blatancy, but retains its personality.Le Petit Nord
Anne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding
Word Origin for blatant
1596, in blatant beast, coined by Edmund Spenser in "The Faerie Queen" to describe a thousand-tongued monster representing slander; probably suggested by Latin blatire "to babble." It entered general use 1650s, as "noisy in an offensive and vulgar way;" the sense of "obvious, glaringly conspicuous" is from 1889. Related: Blatantly.