Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being egregious

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being egregious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being egregious.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • With regard to the sales of enjoined EV-DO chips, and citing the "egregiousness" of Qualcomm's conduct, the court ordered Qualcomm to retrieve the chips and destroy them or, if it is unable to do so, to pay Broadcom Qualcomm's gross profits on the sales.

    EE Times-Asia

  • "egregiousness" of Qualcomm's conduct there, the court ordered Qualcomm to pay Broadcom the gross profits Qualcomm had earned on its infringing QChat products.

    EE Times-Asia

  • The punitive-damage judgment against Ford was large but appropriate given its wealth and the egregiousness of its conduct.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Throw in the failure of the sycophantic media to seriously call him on any of his previous egregiousness -- and to accord him an unearned respectability, rather than the pariahdom that his affronts to decency so clearly deserved -- and it was inevitable that he would eventually go too far and repulse the masses beyond the point of redemption.

    Paul Slansky: Karmageddon

  • The court found that the evidence here was insufficient to rise to the requisite level of egregiousness.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • However, let me remind these dissenters of the egregiousness of her sins, and the fact that her punishment should be viewed in the wider context of the jihad against the Pagans and Unbelievers.

    The Parable of the Spider

  • Duckliver you have posted some notions that truely make a well educated middle aged lady gasp, with the egregiousness of your miseducation.

    Tom McIntyre Explains His Picks for our 2009 Hunting and Fishing Heroes and Villians Face-Off

  • I very rarely use curse words (how elementary school does the phrase "curse words" sound??) in what I write, for instance, because I know that a lot of youngerish people read my blog, and it's bad enough how often I make up words here, without having to compound that egregiousness by, through including curse words in my text, subtly sending to the youngarinos the message that I curse.

    John Shore: The Comfortably Cursing Christian

  • If the injustice perpetrated against black Americans had reached a level of egregiousness that the benefits of intervention would have outweighed the harms, then perhaps such intervention would have been justified.

    Is McCain About to ‘Refine’ His Withdrawal Plan, Too? « Antiwar.com Blog

  • If you think I exaggerate the egregiousness of the announcement, consider the following facts.

    Archive 2008-01-01

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