crudeness crudeness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a wild or unrefined state
  2. (n) an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement
  3. (n) an unpolished unrefined quality

Usage(s):

  1. She's sweet, simple, unflappable, and like Edith Bunker before her, she uses her goodness as a shield from the crudeness of her husband and the never-ending needs of her kids.
  2. It's the crudeness mixed with sweetness that makes his comedy interesting.
  3. The movies' formal crudeness wasn't necessarily a drawback in a day that still took Andy Warhol verite seriously and made hits out of the sloppy likes of Easy Rider and Billy Jack.

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  1. "We are keen to win, but I think it is going to be a bit of a power game in its initial crudeness and that is not Stephen's game. Also, mobility in the field is a factor," Bracewell said. "We also wanted to give the new captain a chance to...
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: John Bracewell Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. And governor-general Michael Jeffery, the Queen's representative in Australia, said there is a "culture of crudeness" in the country.
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: Michael Jeffery Source: InTheNews.co.uk

  3. "He did fine," Leyland said. "There's some crudeness there yet. He's just a baby, one year out of college."
    on Jun 16, 2007 By: Jim Leyland Source: DetroitTigers.com

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