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  Definition of roughness
  1. an unpolished unrefined quality; "the crudeness of frontier dwellings depressed her"
  2. a texture that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
  3. harsh or rough to the ear
  4. the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
  5. rowdy behavior
  6. used of the sea
Similar Words: crudeness, harshness, pitting, indentation, rowdiness, rowdyism, disorderliness, choppiness, rough water

 

Hyponyms: coarseness, nubbiness, tweediness, slub, knot, burl, harshness, abrasiveness, scratchiness, graininess, granularity, shagginess, bumpiness, gruffness, hoarseness, huskiness

 

Derivational Morphology: indent, dent, scar, mark, pock, pit

 

 
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