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  • noun

Synonyms for coarseness

Synonyms for coarseness

Synonyms for coarseness

language or humor that is down-to-earth


the quality of being composed of relatively large particles

looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)

the quality of lacking taste and refinement

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Actually, it is the singular blend of coarseness and virtuosity that gives Rowlandson's work its idiosyncratic character.
The minerals add flavour and colour to sea salt, which also comes in different degrees of coarseness.
Ageing skin is characterized by fine lines, wrinkles, lentigines, dyspigmentation and increased coarseness.
She simply did not give a sh_t about people, and this coarseness has been neatly transformed into bravery by the British press who are attempting to re-write history in order to protect patriotism.
Subsequent movements of this manysided work delivered both peasant coarseness and refined delicacy, biting, incisive articulation, and the occasional dark tones, not least from the viola in the adagio.
In Germany, these middle-class values had disappeared, so that one had, along with the sense of coarseness and brutal competition, a sense of greater scope and power and ruthlessness of action.
All sorts of nastiness and it is not just politicians who are doing this to each other, and frankly, politics has always been a contact sport in this country but with all of the cable channels and talk radio and blogs, where people can be anonymous with their nastiness, I think it has caused a level of coarseness in our society that we've all got to think about" (The Daily Times, 2011).
The Hindu Hriday Samrat , however, clearly cannot resist coarseness where the Gandhis are concerned.
While politicians and pundits will debate the causes and impacts of the deterioration in political civility, its heartening to see that Americans--adults with widely differing demographic profiles--overwhelmingly agree that coarseness and lack of respect are unacceptable," comments Daniel M.
The coarseness indicates it cooled slowly from molten rock, allowing crystals time to grow.
The FCC, however, realized that this policy invited an anything-goes approach and a steady descent toward coarseness on the public airways.
With a pronounced vibrato and woolly timbre, incomprehensible French and a stylistic coarseness, Prestia's gentle knight is as effective as a windmill without sails.
Too many drawings are of unredeemed coarseness of line, and numerous half-tones were taken with cameras that did not have facilities to correct vertical distortions, so should have been rejected.
Director Michel Hazanavicius and screenwriter Jean-Francois Halin have steered the film away from the coarseness of the "Austin Powers" movies toward something a bit more elegant and cinematic, though still shamelessly silly.
But stubble lacks the finer taper of unshaven hair, giving the impression of coarseness.