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crudeness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crudeness  \Crude"ness\,  n. 
  A  crude,  undigested,  or  unprepared  state;  rawness; 
  unripeness;  immatureness;  unfitness  for  a  destined  use  or 
  purpose;  as  the  crudeness  of  iron  ore;  crudeness  of  theories 
  or  plans. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crudeness 
  n  1:  a  natural  or  unrefined  state  [syn:  {crudity},  {primitiveness}, 
  {primitivism},  {rudeness}] 
  2:  an  impolite  manner  that  is  vulgar  and  lacking  tact  or 
  refinement;  "the  whole  town  was  famous  for  its  crudeness" 
  [syn:  {crudity},  {gaucheness}] 
  3:  an  unpolished  unrefined  quality;  "the  crudeness  of  frontier 
  dwellings  depressed  her"  [syn:  {roughness}] 




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