rawness


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raw

 (rô)
adj. raw·er, raw·est
1.
a. Uncooked: raw meat.
b. Being in a natural condition; not processed or refined: raw wool.
c. Not finished, covered, or coated: raw wood.
d. Not having been subjected to adjustment, treatment, or analysis: raw data; the raw cost of production.
e. Undeveloped or unused: raw land.
f. Recently finished; fresh: raw plaster.
2. Inexperienced or untrained: a raw youth; raw recruits.
3.
a. Having subcutaneous tissue exposed: a raw wound.
b. Inflamed; sore: a raw throat.
4. Unpleasantly damp and chilly: raw weather.
5.
a. Powerfully impressive; stark: raw beauty; raw talent.
b. Direct in description and explicit in realistic detail: the film's raw depiction of urban poverty.
c. Crude, vulgar, or coarse: raw language.
6. Nude; naked: was standing there raw.
7.
a. Engaged in without the protection of a condom.
b. Done in a rough or unrestrained manner. Used of sex.
adv.
Slang Without a condom; unprotected.
Idioms:
in the raw
1. In a crude or unrefined state: nature in the raw.
2. Nude; naked.
raw deal
An instance of unfair treatment: got a raw deal from our insurance company.

[Middle English rau, from Old English hrēaw; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots.]

raw′ly adv.
raw′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rawness - a chilly dampness; "the rawness of the midnight air"
damp, dampness, moistness - a slight wetness
2.rawness - the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect; "the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research"; "the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable"
integrity, unity, wholeness - an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting; "the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development"; "he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia"
partialness - the state of being only a part; not total; incomplete
sketchiness - incompleteness of details
3.rawness - a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched); "the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness"; "after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on"
chafing - soreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
rebound tenderness - pain felt when a hand pressing on the abdomen is suddenly released; a symptom of peritoneal inflammation
chafe - soreness and warmth caused by friction; "he had a nasty chafe on his knee"
4.rawness - lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding derived from experience; "procedural inexperience created difficulties"; "their poor behavior was due to the rawness of the troops"
ignorance - the lack of knowledge or education

rawness

noun
Lack of experience and the knowledge gained from it:
Translations
كَون الشَيء نيء
syrovost
råhed
e-î hrátt; ónærgætni
çiğlik

rawness

[ˈrɔːnɪs] N
1. (= uncooked state) → crudeza f
2. (= inexperience) → inexperiencia f

rawness

n
(of meat, food)Rohheit f
(= lack of experience)Unerfahrenheit f
(= soreness)Wundheit f
(of weather)Rauheit f
(esp US: = coarseness) → Derbheit f

rawness

[ˈrɔːnɪs] n
a. (of weather, wind) → freddezza
b. (of skin) → screpolature fpl
c. (lack of experience) → inesperienza

raw

(roː) adjective
1. not cooked. raw onions/meat.
2. not prepared or refined; in the natural state. raw cotton; What raw materials are used to make plastic?
3. with the skin rubbed and sore. My heel is raw because my shoe doesn't fit properly.
4. untrained; inexperienced. raw recruits.
ˈrawness noun
a raw deal
unfair treatment.
ˈraw material noun
material before being processed or manufactured; material in its natural state such as iron and coal.
References in classic literature ?
All this is visible to you by the light of an oil lamp hanging from the ceiling, and by that of an excellent fire, near which I sit in my cloak and bonnet; my muff and umbrella lie on the table, and I am warming away the numbness and chill contracted by sixteen hours' exposure to the rawness of an October day: I left Lowton at four o'clock a.
I alluded to the advantages I had derived in my first rawness and ignorance from his society, and I confessed that I feared I had but ill repaid them, and that he might have done better without me and my expectations.
He is," said of the Grove, "with one Casildea de Vandalia, the rawest and best roasted lady the whole world could produce; but that rawness is not the only foot he limps on, for he has greater schemes rumbling in his bowels, as will be seen before many hours are over.
But to you, O hypercritical reader, resolute to believe no item of this weird adventure, what need to tell how the mutton was placed on the spit, and slowly unroasted--how the potatoes were wrapped in their skins, and handed over to the gardener to be buried--how, when the mutton had at length attained to rawness, the fire, which had gradually changed from red-heat to a mere blaze, died down so suddenly that the cook had only just time to catch its last flicker on the end of a match--or how the maid, having taken the mutton off the spit, carried it (backwards, of course) out of the house, to meet the butcher, who was coming (also backwards) down the road?
The clouds hung heavily, and there was a rawness in the air that suggested snow.
He had leaped back into the dark stark rawness of the early world almost as swiftly as had Borckman.
Bertram Arkwright an insight into the rawness and redness of life in the Solomons.
There is no rawness nor imperfection in its edge there, as where the axe has cleared a part, or a cultivated field abuts on it.
He manifested the greatest eagerness to be upon deck to watch for the sledge which had before appeared; but I have persuaded him to remain in the cabin, for he is far too weak to sustain the rawness of the atmosphere.
For the family, the new investigation will bring back all the rawness and pain of their traumatic loss.
Bugler James Williams, 31, from Worthing, spoke of his link to the disaster and the sense of rawness still.
Live Wire" is the band's first single release since 2014's "County Hound Ramble" and marks the high energy level of that track with a refined approach to the rawness of the band's earlier albums "Thick As Mud" (2013) and "Bad Apples" (2011).