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tr. & intr.v. coars·ened, coars·en·ing, coars·ens
To make or become coarse.
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Adj.1.coarsened - made coarse or crude by lack of skill
inferior - of low or inferior quality
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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.
Governments across the world have watched with concern as racist and other hate speech have coarsened the political climate.France and Germany have raised particular alarm in recent weeks over resurgent anti-Semitism.
For the difference was nearly total: the one a code of rectitude which had scarred the father and coarsened his skin to hide; the other a thinness of skin, a fastidiousness born of too close a bond with his mother, a sundered bond.
Results of this new analysis, published in Reviews in Urology, build on the original study by using propensity score matching and coarsened exact matching to increase the confidence in the impact of GPS testing in clinical practice.
When firing the shells at relatively higher temperatures (1,562F [850C]) but below the devitrification temperature, the fused silica grains in the shells get significantly coarsened.
Although she is drawn to the possibilities that await her, the girl is not only reluctant to leave her family and village but is painfully aware of her mother's "coarsened and scratched" hands, "calloused and blistered" feet, bent and stooped back, and "blurred and strained" eyes.
Public discourse has noticeably coarsened in the last few years: political parties, intelligence agencies and their trolls have shown little restraint in maligning the other side, and some media personalities have played along much to the detriment of their professed vocation.
The ferrite grain size gradually coarsened from the base metal to the weld junction (Figures 2(b)-2(d)), and the coarsest microstructure appeared at the weld junction (Figure 2(d)).
The refugee crisis of 2015, which saw Austria receive more asylum applications relative to population size than Germany, coarsened attitudes towards outsiders in general.