Learning English

Word: Egregious

Egregious (Adjective)

Sentence with Context:

Trump is merely an egregious and horrifying symptom of the underlying problem that has plagued the US government for decades.

Source: theguardian.com

In 2018, Mr. Bhagwat delivered a three-part lecture and formally abandoned some particularly egregious anti-Muslim positions espoused by one of his predecessors, M. S. Golwalkar. “The day it is said that we don’t want Muslims, Hindutva will cease to exist,” the current RSS chief asserted.

Source: www.thehindu.com

Meaning: extra-ordinarily bad or outstandingly bad

Synonyms

Gross, blatant, horrific, terrible, outrageous, atrocious

Antonyms

Insignificant, inconspicuous, trivial, mild, small, trifling

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

Stale eggs or even un-cooked eggs smell extraordinarily bad, don’t they? The word “egregious” should remind you of stale and un-cooked eggs on someone’s face. Eww!

Source: tenor.com
P.S.: This does not look bad though!

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