coarsen


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coars·en

 (kôr′sən)
tr. & intr.v. coars·ened, coars·en·ing, coars·ens
To make or become coarse.

coarsen

(ˈkɔːsən)
vb
to make or become coarse

coars•en

(ˈkɔr sən, ˈkoʊr-)

v.t., v.i. -ened, -en•ing.
to make or become coarse.
[1795–1805]

coarsen


Past participle: coarsened
Gerund: coarsening

Imperative
coarsen
coarsen
Present
I coarsen
you coarsen
he/she/it coarsens
we coarsen
you coarsen
they coarsen
Preterite
I coarsened
you coarsened
he/she/it coarsened
we coarsened
you coarsened
they coarsened
Present Continuous
I am coarsening
you are coarsening
he/she/it is coarsening
we are coarsening
you are coarsening
they are coarsening
Present Perfect
I have coarsened
you have coarsened
he/she/it has coarsened
we have coarsened
you have coarsened
they have coarsened
Past Continuous
I was coarsening
you were coarsening
he/she/it was coarsening
we were coarsening
you were coarsening
they were coarsening
Past Perfect
I had coarsened
you had coarsened
he/she/it had coarsened
we had coarsened
you had coarsened
they had coarsened
Future
I will coarsen
you will coarsen
he/she/it will coarsen
we will coarsen
you will coarsen
they will coarsen
Future Perfect
I will have coarsened
you will have coarsened
he/she/it will have coarsened
we will have coarsened
you will have coarsened
they will have coarsened
Future Continuous
I will be coarsening
you will be coarsening
he/she/it will be coarsening
we will be coarsening
you will be coarsening
they will be coarsening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coarsening
you have been coarsening
he/she/it has been coarsening
we have been coarsening
you have been coarsening
they have been coarsening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coarsening
you will have been coarsening
he/she/it will have been coarsening
we will have been coarsening
you will have been coarsening
they will have been coarsening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coarsening
you had been coarsening
he/she/it had been coarsening
we had been coarsening
you had been coarsening
they had been coarsening
Conditional
I would coarsen
you would coarsen
he/she/it would coarsen
we would coarsen
you would coarsen
they would coarsen
Past Conditional
I would have coarsened
you would have coarsened
he/she/it would have coarsened
we would have coarsened
you would have coarsened
they would have coarsened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.coarsen - make or become coarse or coarser; "coarsen the surface"; "Their minds coarsened"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.coarsen - make less subtle or refined; "coarsen one's ideals"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations
يُغَلِّظُ، يُخشّن
činit hrubýmzdrsnit
gøre grov
eldurvít
verîa/gera grófari
zdrsniť
kabalaş mak

coarsen

[ˈkɔːsn]
A. VT [+ person] → embrutecer; [+ skin] → curtir
B. VI [person] → embrutecerse; [skin] → curtirse

coarsen

vt personderber machen; skingerben
vi (person)derber werden; (skin)gröber werden

coarsen

[ˈkɔːsn]
1. vi (skin) → irruvidirsi; (person, manners) → diventare grossolano/a
2. vt (see vi) → irruvidire, rendere grossolano/a

coarse

(koːs) adjective
1. rough in texture or to touch; not fine. This coat is made of coarse material.
2. rude, vulgar or unrefined. coarse jokes.
ˈcoarsely adverb
ˈcoarseness noun
ˈcoarsen verb
to (cause to) become coarse. The laundry-work coarsened her hands.
References in classic literature ?
And John Barleycorn puts out the fire, and soddens the agility, and, when he does not more immediately kill them or make maniacs of them, he coarsens and grossens them, twists and malforms them out of the original goodness and fineness of their natures.
We should not allow our horror at a terrorist massacre to coarsen our attitudes by overidentifying with Charlie Hebdo's smug derision of others' dearly held beliefs.
Their construction relies on the notion of strong connections, developed originally for M-matrices, to provide a measure of the coupling of the variables used explicitly to coarsen the problem.
To his credit Huffman doesn't coarsen the comic elements.
They are allowing the market to infiltrate our court structure and therefore coarsen its application.
There was none of the bluster which can so often coarsen ensemble tone, even in a work which is so familiar.
THERE is that craven attempt by celebrities and comedians to coarsen or cheapen debate and draw attention to themselves by provoking shock and outrage with crude, offensive or boorish remarks.
One approach to enhancing the high temperature performance of aluminum alloys is in-situ formation of fine and thermally stable intermetallic phases in the metal matrix that will not coarsen at elevated temperatures.