coarsen


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coars·en

 (kôr′sən)
tr. & intr.v. coars·ened, coars·en·ing, coars·ens
To make or become coarse.

coarsen

(ˈkɔːsən)
vb
to make or become coarse

coars•en

(ˈkɔr sən, ˈkoʊr-)

v.t., v.i. -ened, -en•ing.
to make or become coarse.
[1795–1805]

coarsen


Past participle: coarsened
Gerund: coarsening

Imperative
coarsen
coarsen
Present
I coarsen
you coarsen
he/she/it coarsens
we coarsen
you coarsen
they coarsen
Preterite
I coarsened
you coarsened
he/she/it coarsened
we coarsened
you coarsened
they coarsened
Present Continuous
I am coarsening
you are coarsening
he/she/it is coarsening
we are coarsening
you are coarsening
they are coarsening
Present Perfect
I have coarsened
you have coarsened
he/she/it has coarsened
we have coarsened
you have coarsened
they have coarsened
Past Continuous
I was coarsening
you were coarsening
he/she/it was coarsening
we were coarsening
you were coarsening
they were coarsening
Past Perfect
I had coarsened
you had coarsened
he/she/it had coarsened
we had coarsened
you had coarsened
they had coarsened
Future
I will coarsen
you will coarsen
he/she/it will coarsen
we will coarsen
you will coarsen
they will coarsen
Future Perfect
I will have coarsened
you will have coarsened
he/she/it will have coarsened
we will have coarsened
you will have coarsened
they will have coarsened
Future Continuous
I will be coarsening
you will be coarsening
he/she/it will be coarsening
we will be coarsening
you will be coarsening
they will be coarsening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coarsening
you have been coarsening
he/she/it has been coarsening
we have been coarsening
you have been coarsening
they have been coarsening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coarsening
you will have been coarsening
he/she/it will have been coarsening
we will have been coarsening
you will have been coarsening
they will have been coarsening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coarsening
you had been coarsening
he/she/it had been coarsening
we had been coarsening
you had been coarsening
they had been coarsening
Conditional
I would coarsen
you would coarsen
he/she/it would coarsen
we would coarsen
you would coarsen
they would coarsen
Past Conditional
I would have coarsened
you would have coarsened
he/she/it would have coarsened
we would have coarsened
you would have coarsened
they would have coarsened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.coarsen - make or become coarse or coarser; "coarsen the surface"; "Their minds coarsened"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.coarsen - make less subtle or refined; "coarsen one's ideals"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations
يُغَلِّظُ، يُخشّن
činit hrubýmzdrsnit
gøre grov
eldurvít
verîa/gera grófari
zdrsniť
kabalaş mak

coarsen

[ˈkɔːsn]
A. VT [+ person] → embrutecer; [+ skin] → curtir
B. VI [person] → embrutecerse; [skin] → curtirse

coarsen

vt personderber machen; skingerben
vi (person)derber werden; (skin)gröber werden

coarsen

[ˈkɔːsn]
1. vi (skin) → irruvidirsi; (person, manners) → diventare grossolano/a
2. vt (see vi) → irruvidire, rendere grossolano/a

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 John Barleycorn puts out the fire, and soddens the agility, and, when he does not more immediately kill them or make maniacs of them, he coarsens and grossens them, twists and malforms them out of the original goodness and fineness of their natures.
His face was more sunburnt than ever she had seen a man's, but there was a wonderful force and strength in his features, which seemed to have become refined instead of coarsened by the privations through which he had passed.
Action is but coarsened thought." That is but an ingenious metaphysical point, as he goes on to show.
She looked down at her arms: no arms could be prettier down to a little way below the elbow--they were white and plump, and dimpled to match her cheeks; but towards the wrist, she thought with vexation that they were coarsened by butter- making and other work that ladies never did.
In a strong and rather agreeable voice, cracked and coarsened by street singing, she sang in hope of getting a copper from the shop.
Moreover, it is interesting to note that the pore/ligament size of BHPPd did not coarsen obviously and even the concentration of HCl aqueous solution increased from 0.1 M to 0.5 M (Figures 3(b) and 3(c)), which can be attributed to the small surface diffusivities of Pd atoms [21].
Congress stated as follows: 'Implicitly approving such a brutal and inhumane procedure by choosing not to prohibit it will further coarsen society to the humanity of not only newborns, but all vulnerable and innocent human life, making it increasingly difficult to protect such life.' The Act expresses respect for the dignity of human life."
A nodal-wise coarsening algorithm is used for adaptive grids obtained from newest-vertex bisections, with a note that the algorithm enforces not to coarsen the grids in the initial triangulation.
Many ought to be ready to join Brooks in proclaiming, "We are not Charlie Hebdo." We should not allow our horror at a terrorist massacre to coarsen our attitudes by overidentifying with Charlie Hebdo's smug derision of others' dearly held beliefs.
To his credit Huffman doesn't coarsen the comic elements.
"They are allowing the market to infiltrate our court structure and therefore coarsen its application.