Coarse"ness (?), n.

The quality or state of being coarse; roughness; melegance; vulgarity; grossness; as, coarseness of food, texture, manners, or language.

"The coarseness of the sackcloth."

Dr. H. More.

Pardon the coarseness of the illustration. L'Estrange.

A coarseness and vulgarity in all the proceedings. Burke.


© Webster 1913.

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