- n a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
- n shabbiness by virtue of being in rags
- There was no raggedness when, partly as a taunt to Nazi Germany, he led them through a scherzo by Jewish Felix Mendelssohn.
- There is no way of escaping immediate diagnosis when faced with what King Lear called "loop'd and window'd raggedness.
- But its deliberate raggedness reflects Tweedy's newfound confidence in both his writing and the band's musicianship.
- Julia Gillard in The Australian
Ms Gillard said the Government was looking old and tired, "and there is a raggedness and loss of control".
- Manohla Dargis in New York Times
While 'Hancock' is far from perfect - it feels overly rushed, particularly toward its chaotic end - it has a raggedness that speaks honestly to the fundamental human fragility that makes the greatest heroes super,Manohla Dargis wrote in The...
- Randy Carlyle in Los Angeles Times
I thought we had lots of energy,Carlyle said. "We showed some raggedness at the end of the second period. We started turning the puck over at the blue line. I think we had about four turnovers. It started on the penalty killing where we...