crudely


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Related to crudely: speedily, willingly, oppositely

crude

 (kro͞od)
adj. crud·er, crud·est
1. Being in an unrefined or natural state: crude cotton.
2. Lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive: a crude, mannerless oaf; a crude remark.
3. Lacking in sophistication or subtlety; simplistic: had only a crude notion of how a computer works.
4. Not carefully or skillfully made; rough: a quick, crude sketch.
5. Undisguised or unadorned; plain: must face the crude truth.
6. Statistics In an unanalyzed form; not adjusted to allow for related circumstances or data.
7. Archaic Unripe or immature.
n.
A substance, especially petroleum, in its unrefined state.

[Middle English, from Latin crūdus; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots.]

crude′ly adv.
cru′di·ty (kro͞o′dĭ-tē), crude′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.crudely - in a crude or unrefined manner; "he was crudely bold"
2.crudely - in a crude and unskilled mannercrudely - in a crude and unskilled manner; "an inexpertly constructed lean-to"

crudely

adverb
1. roughly, basically, sketchily The donors can be split - a little crudely - into two groups.
2. simply, roughly, basically, coarsely, clumsily a crudely carved wooden form
Translations

crudely

[ˈkruːdlɪ] ADV
1. (= primitively) [carved, constructed, drawn] → toscamente, burdamente
2. (= coarsely) [speak, behave, joke, gesture] → groseramente, ordinariamente
to put it crudelyhablando en plata

crudely

[ˈkruːdli] adv
(in basic terms)sommairement
put crudely, ..., to put it crudely, ... → pour parler crûment, ...
(= simply) [made, produced] → de façon rudimentaire; [carved] → grossièrement
(= vulgarly) [speak] → grossièrement
to put it crudely, ... → dit vulgairement, ...

crudely

adv
(= vulgarly)ordinär, derb
(= unsophisticatedly)primitiv; behaveungehobelt; (= approximately) estimate, drawgrob; to put it crudelyum es ganz grob auszudrücken

crudely

[ˈkruːdlɪ] adv (paint, make) → rozzamente; (say, express) → brutalmente
References in classic literature ?
She was amazing in a sort of unsubtle way; crudely amazing--I thought.
The enclosed letter Martin found to be crudely printed by hand.
Even as late as that period, cream and butter were still crudely extracted from cow's milk.
Archer asked, wondering a little crudely if he needed money.
Kolk gave me a sign to his father--a lidi, or beast of burden, crudely scratched upon a bit of bone, and be-neath the lidi a man and a flower; all very rudely done perhaps, but none the less effective as I well knew from my long years among the primitive men of Pellucidar.
There would be no more hard labour at ship-building, and no risking their lives upon a crudely built makeshift that would be quite as likely to go to the bottom as it would to reach the mainland.
Crudely as it had been told to him, it had yet stirred him by its suggestion of a strange, almost modern romance.
For proper dramatic action they largely substitute ranting moralizing declamation, with crudely exaggerated passion, and they exhibit a great vein of melodramatic horror, for instance in the frequent use of the motive of implacable revenge for murder and of a ghost who incites to it.
This put the case very crudely, though I am sure there was no irony in her intention.
Their religion, to him, seemed such a crudely selfish affair.
Observe how ingenuously he underlines certain words, and how crudely he glosses over his hidden thoughts.
Rosamond, however, was on her side much occupied with conjectures, though her quick imitative perception warned her against betraying them too crudely.