coarseness

  • 1Coarseness — 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… …

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  • 2coarseness — index obscenity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3coarseness — [n] rudeness, vulgarity bawdiness, boorishness, callousness, crassness, crudity, earthiness, harshness, indelicacy, offensiveness, poor taste, rawness, ribaldry, roughness, smut*, smuttiness*, uncouthness, unevenness, unrefinement; concepts… …

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  • 4coarseness — 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 …

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  • 5coarseness — 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 …

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  • 6coarseness — noun see coarse …

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  • 7coarseness — See coarsely. * * * …

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  • 8coarseness — 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,… …

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  • 9coarseness — 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… …

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  • 10coarseness — coarse|ness [ kɔrsnəs ] noun uncount coarse language or behavior …

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  • 11coarseness — coarse·ness || kÉ”rsnɪs / kɔːs n. rudeness; abrasiveness, roughness; lack of refinement …

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  • 12coarseness — n 1. vulgarity, commonness, lowness, crudeness, rudeness; incivility, impropriety, unseemliness, ungentlemanly or unladylike behavior, bad manners; misconduct, rowdyism, ruffianism. 2. unrefinement, lack of polish, inelegance, parvenu ism, lack… …

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  • 13coarseness — coarse·ness …

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  • 14coarseness — See: coarse …

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  • 15coarseness — noun 1. language or humor that is down to earth the saltiness of their language was inappropriate self parody and saltiness riddled their core genre • Syn: ↑saltiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑salty (for: ↑ …

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  • 16Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …

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  • 17Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 18Martin Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 20texture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Surface characteristics Nouns 1. texture, quality, fabric, surface, fiber, nap, tooth, tissue, weave, warp and woof, weft, grain, fineness or coarseness of grain; smoothness, roughness. See ornament. 2.… …

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