- 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 obscene: bawdiness, dirtiness, filthiness, foulness, grossness, lewdness, obscenity, profaneness, profanity, scurrility, scurrilousness, smuttiness, vulgarity, vulgarness. Slang: raunch, raunchiness. See DECENT.
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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 — 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,… … Moby Thesaurus
coarseness — coarse|ness [ kɔrsnəs ] noun uncount coarse language or behavior … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
coarseness — coarseÂ·ness || kÉ”rsnÉªs / kÉ”Ës n. rudeness; abrasiveness, roughness; lack of refinement … English contemporary dictionary