Egregious vs. Gregarious

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  • Egregious (adjective)

    Usually in a negative sense: conspicuous, exceptional, outstanding.

    "The student has made egregious errors on the examination."

  • Egregious (adjective)

    Outrageously shocking.

  • Gregarious (adjective)

    Describing one who enjoys being in crowds and socializing.

  • Gregarious (adjective)

    Of animals that travel in herds or packs.

  • Egregious (adjective)

    outstandingly bad; shocking

    "egregious abuses of copyright"

  • Egregious (adjective)

    remarkably good.

  • Gregarious (adjective)

    (of a person) fond of company; sociable

    "he was a popular and gregarious man"

  • Gregarious (adjective)

    (of animals) living in flocks or loosely organized communities

    "gregarious species forage in flocks from colonies or roosts"

  • Gregarious (adjective)

    (of plants) growing in open clusters or in pure associations

    "in the wild, trees are usually gregarious plants"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Egregious (adjective)

    Surpassing; extraordinary; distinguished (in a bad sense); - formerly used with words importing a good quality, but now joined with words having a bad sense; as, an egregious rascal; an egregious ass; an egregious mistake.

  • Gregarious (adjective)

    Habitually living or moving in flocks or herds; tending to flock or herd together; not habitually solitary or living alone.

Webster Dictionary
  • Egregious (adjective)

    conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible;

    "a crying shame"

    "an egregious lie"

    "flagrant violation of human rights"

    "a glaring error"

    "gross ineptitude"

    "gross injustice"

    "rank treachery"

  • Gregarious (adjective)

    tending to form a group with others of the same kind;

    "gregarious bird species"

    "man is a gregarious animal"

  • Gregarious (adjective)

    seeking and enjoying the company of others;

    "a gregarious person who avoids solitude"

Princeton's WordNet

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