Wednesday Word: Egregious

Egregious

adjective egre·gious \i-ˈgrē-jəs\

very bad and easily noticed

Origin of EGREGIOUS

Latin egregius, from e- + greg-, grex herd

First Known Use: circa 1534


I love using this word. It means that it’s bad; just terrible; the worst.
Outstandingly bad.

His behavior at school was acceptable, but at home it was egregious.

His misuse of “I” and “me” was egregious.

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