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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blatant  \Bla"tant\,  a.  [Cf.  {Bleat}.] 
  Bellowing,  as  a  calf;  bawling;  brawling;  clamoring; 
  disagreeably  clamorous;  sounding  loudly  and  harshly.  ``Harsh 
  and  blatant  tone.''  --R.  H.  Dana. 
 
  A  monster,  which  the  blatant  beast  men  call  --Spenser. 
 
  Glory,  that  blatant  word  which  haunts  some  military 
  minds  like  the  bray  of  the  trumpet.  --W.  Irving. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blatant 
  adj  1:  without  any  attempt  at  concealment;  completely  obvious; 
  "open  disregard  of  the  law";  "open  family  strife"; 
  "open  hostility";  "a  blatant  appeal  to  vanity";  "a 
  blazing  indiscretion"  [syn:  {blazing},  {conspicuous}, 
  {open}] 
  2:  conspicuously  and  offensively  loud;  given  to  vehement 
  outcry;  "blatant  radios";  "a  clamorous  uproar";  "strident 
  demands";  "a  vociferous  mob"  [syn:  {clamant},  {clamorous}, 
  {clamourous},  {strident},  {vociferous}] 




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