coarseness


coarseness
Synonyms and related words:
Adam, Gothicism, animalism, animality, bad manners, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness, baseness, beastliness, bestiality, bodily size, body, bombasticness, brutality, brutishness, bulk, cacology, cacophony, caddishness, callowness, carnal nature, carnal-mindedness, carnality, clumsiness, coarse-grainedness, commonness, corpulence, cracked voice, crassness, crudeness, crudity, cumbrousness, depth, discord, discourteousness, discourtesy, distance through, dryness, dysphemism, earthiness, fallen nature, fallen state, fatness, flesh, fleshliness, fourth-rateness, frankness, gaudiness, gracelessness, graininess, granularity, granulation, greenness, grittiness, gross behavior, grossness, gruffness, gutturalism, gutturality, gutturalness, hardness, harshness, heaviness, hoarseness, humbleness, huskiness, ill breeding, ill manners, ill-balanced sentences, immatureness, immaturity, impoliteness, impropriety, impurity, incivility, inconcinnity, inconsiderateness, incorrectness, indecorousness, inelegance, inelegancy, infelicity, inferiority, inferiorness, insensitivity, inurbanity, lack of finish, lack of polish, lapsed state, leadenness, loudness, loutishness, lowliness, mannerlessness, mass, materialism, meanness, meretriciousness, nondevelopment, nonspirituality, obscenity, offensiveness, oversimplicity, oversimplification, pompousness, ponderousness, poor diction, poorness, postlapsarian state, raciness, rankness, raspiness, raucity, rawness, reductionism, ribaldry, roughness, rudeness, saltiness, scrapiness, scratchiness, second-rateness, sesquipedalianism, sesquipedality, simplism, slipshod construction, spiciness, stertorousness, stiltedness, swinishness, tactlessness, tastelessness, the Old Adam, the beast, the flesh, the offending Adam, the rough, the third dimension, thickness, third-rateness, throatiness, turgidity, ugliness, uncourtliness, uncouthness, uncultivation, undevelopment, uneuphoniousness, unfinish, unfinishedness, unfledgedness, ungallantness, ungentlemanliness, ungracefulness, ungraciousness, unmannerliness, unpoliteness, unrefinement, unripeness, unseemliness, unsolicitousness, unspirituality, unwieldiness, vulgarism, vulgarity

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Coarseness — Coarse ness (k[=o]rs n[e^]s), n. The quality or state of being coarse; roughness; inelegance; vulgarity; grossness; as, coarseness of food, texture, manners, or language. The coarseness of the sackcloth. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] Pardon the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coarseness — index obscenity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • coarseness — [n] rudeness, vulgarity bawdiness, boorishness, callousness, crassness, crudity, earthiness, harshness, indelicacy, offensiveness, poor taste, rawness, ribaldry, roughness, smut*, smuttiness*, uncouthness, unevenness, unrefinement; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • coarseness — noun a) The property of being coarse, roughness or primitiveness, unrefined or unpolished. b) The quality or state of being coarse; as, coarseness of food, texture, manners, or language …   Wiktionary

  • coarseness — coarse ► ADJECTIVE 1) rough or harsh in texture. 2) consisting of large grains or particles. 3) rude or vulgar in behaviour or speech. 4) of inferior quality. DERIVATIVES coarsely adverb coarseness noun. O …   English terms dictionary

  • coarseness — noun see coarse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coarseness — See coarsely. * * * …   Universalium

  • coarseness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Crudeness] Syn. vulgarity, unrefinement, callousness; see rudeness . 2. [Roughness of texture] Syn. stiffness, harshness, scratchiness, crudity; see roughness 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being… …   English dictionary for students

  • coarseness — coarse|ness [ kɔrsnəs ] noun uncount coarse language or behavior …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coarseness — coarse·ness || kÉ”rsnɪs / kɔːs n. rudeness; abrasiveness, roughness; lack of refinement …   English contemporary dictionary