coarseness


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coarse

 (kôrs)
adj. coars·er, coars·est
1. Of low, common, or inferior quality.
2.
a. Lacking in delicacy or refinement: coarse manners.
b. Vulgar or indecent: coarse language.
3. Consisting of large particles; not fine in texture: coarse sand.
4. Rough, especially to the touch: a coarse tweed.

[Middle English cors, probably from course, custom; see course.]

coarse′ly adv.
coarse′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coarseness - language or humor that is down-to-earth; "the saltiness of their language was inappropriate"; "self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre"
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
2.coarseness - the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
raggedness, roughness - a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
sandiness - a texture resembling that of sand
3.coarseness - looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)coarseness - looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
raggedness, roughness - a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
4.coarseness - the quality of lacking taste and refinementcoarseness - the quality of lacking taste and refinement
inelegance - the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

coarseness

noun
1. roughness, unevenness This gadget chops vegetables to the exact degree of coarseness or fineness required.
2. vulgarity, smut, roughness, poor taste, earthiness, crudity, offensiveness, boorishness, ribaldry, bawdiness, uncouthness, indelicacy, smuttiness She showed a certain coarseness in sexual matters.

coarseness

noun
Translations
خَشونَه، فَظاظَه، بَذاءَه
drsnosthrubost
grovhed
ruddaskapur
kabalıkterbiyesizlik

coarseness

[ˈkɔːsnɪs] N
1. (= roughness) [of texture] → aspereza f; [of fabrication] → tosquedad f
2. (= lack of refinement) → falta f de finura, falta f de elegancia
3. (= vulgarity) [of person, remark] → ordinariez f, tosquedad f; [of joke] → lo verde

coarseness

[ˈkɔːrsnɪs] n (= vulgarity) [person, behaviour] → vulgarité f

coarseness

n
(of texture)Grobheit f
(fig: = vulgarity) → Gewöhnlichkeit f; (of person, manners also)Grobheit f, → Ungeschliffenheit f; (of joke also)Unanständigkeit f; (of sb’s language)Derbheit f; the coarseness of his laughsein derbes Lachen

coarseness

[ˈkɔːsnɪs] n (of material) → ruvidezza; (of salt, sand) → grossezza; (of laugh, remark) → volgarità f inv

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 ?
Elizabeth was shocked to think that, however incapable of such coarseness of EXPRESSION herself, the coarseness of the SENTIMENT was little other than her own breast had harboured and fancied liberal!
He described the impression that Rembrandt made on him with a coarseness I cannot repeat.
I really had no adequate idea of the coarseness and rudeness which have filtered their way through society in these later times until I saw the reception accorded to my wife.
How I should like to describe her--just to see what a holy indignation I could stir up in the world--just to hear the unreflecting average man deliver himself about my grossness and coarseness, and all that.
This coarseness of his angered her, and gave her courage.
The frank coarseness of the plays is often merely disgusting, and suggests how superficial, in most cases, was the medieval religious sense.
Sometimes, indeed, when I dropped into coarseness, I perhaps came across traces of little understandings between them by which one of them should keep me occupied while the other slipped away.
Edward could not have shown himself more practical, though he might have evinced more coarseness and urgency; and then she had so many reasons, so many explanations; and, after all, she succeeded in proving herself quite disinterested and even liberal.
Then he recalled the coarseness and bluntness of her thoughts and the vulgarity of the expressions that were natural to her, though she had been brought up in the most aristocratic circles.
The hard face of the man softened, what there was of coarseness in its rugged outline became altogether toned down.
The coarseness, too, is not the coarseness of an ignorant people who know no better, but rather of a people who do know better and who yet prefer to be coarse.
The fore-feet of the YAHOO differed from my hands in nothing else but the length of the nails, the coarseness and brownness of the palms, and the hairiness on the backs.