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Noun
The state or quality of having a rough surface
“However, in most cases, the roughness of the surface has been too high to give accurate results.”
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Harshness or sharpness in tone, nature or character
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“The roughness of her words and manner grated so painfully upon Mabel's overcharged feelings.”
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The state or fact of being crude, vulgar, or generally lacking in class or decorum
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“Besides, the roughness of his demeanor and his apparent cruelty tend to set the tenderness and gentle sympathy of his daughter in a more engaging light.”
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The state of being stormy or turbulent, especially of the weather
“Being very little exposed even to the most violent winds, their work is seldom interrupted by the roughness of the weather.”
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The state of having a hilly or mountainous landscape
“Travel through the hills to one unaccustomed to the region is almost impossible, primarily because of the roughness of the landscape.”
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The state of being abandoned or uncared for
“Moved by the desire to escape the roughness of his condition, the young man started to write at the age of seven.”
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The state or quality of being ambiguous or imprecise
“A certain roughness in the description of this extraterrestrial system is inevitable.”
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The property of being husky
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Behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt or damage
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The quality or characteristic of being uneven
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A violent disturbance
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The quality of being fractious
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The feel or characteristics of a surface or object
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A state of conflict or confusion
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Hardship or suffering experienced or endured
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Heavy-handedness
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Toughness or strength
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Barren, rugged, and generally not conducive to life or living
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The state or condition of being physically disfigured or deformed
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