When Jim forgot to wish his sister "all the best" on her birthday, she felt he had shown an arrant rudeness.2. Etymology: the term arrant was originally a different form of errant, and it had the meaning of "wandering", as in the phrases knights errant and errant thieves which referred to both types being "on the move".
Then errant was applied to knightly wanderers, and the spelling arrant was applied to "knavish drifters" referring to "outright, confirmed, manifest", and being "notoriously bad" or "unacceptable".
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2. Without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers: Alton dismissed the rumors that he would quit his job as arrant nonsense.
2. Straying from the proper course or correct standard: Kristina could no longer tolerate her errant husband.
Neal thought it was arrant behaviour when he saw the doctor arrantly smoking while standing outside the hospital. Is it possible that Violet is also errant in her personal health practices?
Perhaps Lindsey should have errantly gone outside to get some fresh air before continuing with the strenuous work that she was doing.