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Coarse

see synonyms of coarse

Adjective

1. coarse, harsh

of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles

Example Sentences:
'coarse meal'
'coarse sand'
'a coarse weave'

2. coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgar

lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

Example Sentences:
'he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind'
'behavior that branded him as common'
'an untutored and uncouth human being'
'an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy'
'appealing to the vulgar taste for violence'
'the vulgar display of the newly rich'

3. coarse, common

of low or inferior quality or value

Example Sentences:
'of what coarse metal ye are molded'
'produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Coarse

see synonyms of coarse
adjective
1. 
rough in texture, structure, etc; not fine
coarse sand
2. 
lacking refinement or taste; indelicate; vulgar
coarse jokes
3. 
of inferior quality; not pure or choice
4. 
(of a metal) not refined
5. 
(of a screw) having widely spaced threads

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Coarse

see synonyms of coarse
adjectiveWord forms: ˈcoarser or ˈcoarsest
1. 
of inferior or poor quality; common
coarse fare
2. 
consisting of rather large elements or particles
coarse sand
3. 
not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
coarse features, coarse cloth
4. 
for rough or crude work or results
a coarse file, coarse measurements
5. 
lacking in refinement or good taste; vulgar; crude
a coarse joke

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Coarse

see synonyms of coarse
adj. coars·er, coars·est
1. Of low, common, or inferior quality.
2.
a. Lacking in delicacy or refinement: coarse manners.
b. Vulgar or indecent: coarse language.
3. Consisting of large particles; not fine in texture: coarse sand.
4. Rough, especially to the touch: a coarse tweed.

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