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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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The problem with the coarseness of modern practice is that 90 percent of all lawyers have become attorneys.
There's plenty of sophistication, tidiness of language - and a happy coarseness too - as well as a whole lot of charm but I left just wanting to fix our host with an armful of confidence.
His strait-laced, optimistic seriousness in the face of absurd predicaments is genuinely funny, and it makes up for the unnerving moments in the novel, including scenes of sexual coarseness.
Moreover, the nanoparticles affect cell adhesion, proliferation, and differentiation by creating nanotopography, increasing the coarseness and surface roughness.
Actually, it is the singular blend of coarseness and virtuosity that gives Rowlandson's work its idiosyncratic character.
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.
In addition to changes in their hair color, women cite increased coarseness, dryness, brittleness and thinning as new challenges for their hair.
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.