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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.
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