What is another word for arrant?

2629 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˈaɹənt], [ ˈaɹənt], [ ˈa_ɹ_ə_n_t]

Arrant is an adjective which results in negative connotations like vulgar, shameless, utter, and complete. Some of its synonyms include unmitigated, gross, absolute, and unqualified. Further words like brazen, downright, flagrant, overt, and sheer express a tone of intense disapproval or anger. Certain synonyms, like consummate, surpassing, perfect, and accomplished, can have positive undertones but can also be used sarcastically, like an arrant show-off or an arrant fool. In general, arrant can be interchanged with words such as definite, outright, thorough, and blunt. However, it carries a strongly negative flavor that sets it apart from most of its synonyms.

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What are the hypernyms for Arrant?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for arrant?

Arrant is a word that describes something as being extreme or blatant. The antonyms for arrant could include words like subtle, moderate, hidden, or indirect. For example, instead of describing someone's behavior as arrant rudeness, you could say that they were mildly discourteous or politely indifferent. Similarly, instead of telling someone that they made an arrant mistake, you could suggest that they were simply misguided or unintentionally misinformed. Using antonyms for arrant can help to soften the impact of negative comments or criticism, without losing the intended meaning or impact of the message.

What are the antonyms for Arrant?

Usage examples for Arrant

For with growing darkness came a dread upon him; in an access of arrant superstition he conceived of some unimaginable thing stealing near upon woman's feet.
"The Unknown Sea"
Clemence Housman
Your daughter is the most arrant little liar I ever knew!
"Christian's Mistake"
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
The man is an arrant fraud.
"Andy Grant's Pluck"
Horatio Alger

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