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 ?
And yet there was neither coarseness nor want of shadowing in a countenance that was exquisitely regular, and dignified and surpassingly beautiful.
Nor was it out of keeping with the general coarseness and matter-of-fact character of the age, that the son should be willing to earn an honest penny, or, rather, a weighty amount of sterling pounds, from the purse of his father's deadly enemy.
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.
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.
The older a person grows, Harriet, the more important it is that their manners should not be bad; the more glaring and disgusting any loudness, or coarseness, or awkwardness becomes.
To women who please me only by their faces, I am the very devil when I find out they have neither souls nor hearts--when they open to me a perspective of flatness, triviality, and perhaps imbecility, coarseness, and ill-temper: but to the clear eye and eloquent tongue, to the soul made of fire, and the character that bends but does not break--at once supple and stable, tractable and consistent- -I am ever tender and true.
And he'll never be able to emerge from his bathos of coarseness and ignorance.
Thus earnestly besought, I made no reference to the Doctor for his permission, but, without any other compromise of the truth than a little softening of the coarseness of Uriah Heep, related plainly what had passed in that same room that night.
Miss Wilson's conscience, already smitten by the coarseness and absence of moral force in the echo of her own "You are impertinent," from the mouth of Mr.
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.
It was about May when I first distinctly perceived a growing difference in their speech and carriage, a growing coarseness of articulation, a growing disinclination to talk.
In spite of the gross flattery and coarseness of this address, Madame Danglars could not forbear gazing with considerable interest on a man capable of expending six millions in twelve months, and who had selected Paris for the scene of his princely extravagance.