Coarseness - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkɔːrsnəs|  American pronunciation of the word coarseness
Brit.  |ˈkɔːsnəs|  British pronunciation of the word coarseness

noun

- language or humor that is down-to-earth (syn: saltiness)
- the quality of being composed of relatively large particles (syn: graininess, granularity)
- looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth) (syn: nubbiness, tweediness)
- the quality of lacking taste and refinement (syn: commonness, grossness, raunch, vulgarism, vulgarity)

Examples

Her voice had lately acquired a coarseness.

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