Crossword clues for coarseness
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Coarseness \Coarse"ness\ (k[=o]rs"n[e^]s), n.
The quality or state of being coarse; roughness; inelegance;
vulgarity; grossness; as, coarseness of food, texture,
manners, or language. ``The coarseness of the sackcloth.''
--Dr. H. More.
Pardon the coarseness of the illustration.
A coarseness and vulgarity in all the proceedings.
n. 1 The property of being coarse, roughness or primitiveness, unrefined or unpolished. 2 The quality or state of being coarse; as, coarseness of food, texture, manners, or language.
Usage examples of "coarseness".
That coarseness of his, that violence, that blockheadedness, eventually must do him in.
He belched violently -- an affliction of age, this, its coarseness seeming to correspond to the general thickening induced by the years, a thickening of the tongue as well as the body, a slow congealment of the blood, that had turned Baal at fifty into a figure quite unlike his quick young self.