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crass

 (krăs)
adj. crass·er, crass·est
So crude and unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility.

[Latin crassus, dense.]

crass′i·tude′ (-ĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′), crass′ness n.
crass′ly adv.

crass

(kræs)
adj
stupid; gross
[C16: from Latin crassus thick, dense, gross]
ˈcrassly adv
ˈcrassness, ˈcrassiˌtude n

crass

(kræs)

adj. -er, -est.
without refinement or sensitivity; gross.
[1535–45; < Latin crassus thick]
crass′ly, adv.
crass′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crass - (of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"

crass

crass

adjective
Translations
شَديدغَبيواضِح جدا
hloupýhrubýnecitlivývyložený
grovstupidufølsom
karkearöyhkeä
durvavaskos
alger, gróflegurheimskurtilfinningasljór
labai akivaizdusnesupratingasnetaktiškasvisiškai kvailas
muļķīgsnejūtīgspilnīgsredzams
dichtgrofmaterialistischongevoeligonsensibel
vyložený
ahmakahmakçaaptalaptalcaduygusuz

crass

[kræs] ADJ (pej) (= extreme) [stupidity] → extremo; [mistake] → craso; (= coarse) [person, behaviour] → grosero, maleducado; [performance] → malo, desastroso

crass

[ˈkræs] adj [stupidity] → crasse; [insensitivity] → grossier/ière; [commercialism] → grossier/ière; [remark, comment] → grossier/ière

crass

adj (+er) (= stupid, unsubtle)krass; ignorance alsohaarsträubend; (= coarse) behaviourunfein, derb; must you be so crass about it?müssen Sie sich so krass ausdrücken?

crass

[kræs] adjcrasso/a

crass

(krӕs) adjective
1. very obvious or very great. a crass mistake.
2. stupid.
3. insensitive.
References in classic literature ?
Enough that in the present case, as in millions, it was not the two halves of a perfect whole that confronted each other at the perfect moment; a missing counterpart wandered independently about the earth waiting in crass obtuseness till the late time came.
Philander, that you should have evinced such a paucity of manly courage in the presence of one of the lower orders, and by your crass timidity have caused me to exert myself to such an unaccustomed degree in order that I might resume my discourse.
Macey, in deep disgust at the farrier's crass incompetence to apprehend the conditions of ghostly phenomena.
D'Artagnan looked at Porthos with that air of wonder which a cunning man cannot help feeling at displays of crass stupidity.
There were many crass minds in Middlemarch whose reflective scales could only weigh things in the lump; and they had a strong suspicion that since Mr.
And Spenser, able all his life to take refuge in his art from the crass realities of life, now produced many poems, some of them short, but among the others the immortal 'Faerie Queene.
Does the fact look crass and material, threatening to degrade thy theory of spirit?
When Epstein, the agent, wrote to say that the allegory had been purchased by a Glasgow plutocrat of the name of Bates for one hundred and sixty guineas, Sellers' views on Philistines and their crass materialism and lack of taste underwent a marked modification.
And another kind of light was breaking over the crass features of our friend the constable.
This is the arc of advertising: They've got to do the new shocking, new crass, new alarming thing in order to get coverage.
Also starring Oscar winner Sir John Gielgud as his butler, this crass 1981 comedy won't find many new fans this time around and only serves to remind me why I've never liked Dudley Moore.
In a nutshell: Pretty schizophrenic - generic one moment, crass and off- putting the next, sort of funny soon after and kind of sweet here and there.