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1 roughness

A texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven.

synonym: raggedness.

Roget 410: creak etc. v.; creaking etc. v.; discord, etc. 414; stridor; roughness, sharpness, etc. adj.; ... show more

Roget 392: pungency, piquance, piquancy, poignancy haut-gout, strong taste, twang, race.    sharpness etc. adj.; acrimony; roughness etc. (sour) ... show more

Roget 395: unsavoriness etc. adj.; amaritude; acrimony, acridity (bitterness) 392.2; roughness etc. (sour) 397; acerbity, austerity; ... show more

Roget 16a: diversity, irregularity, unevenness; multiformity etc. 81; unconformity etc. 83; roughness etc. 256; dissimilarity, ... show more

Roget 248: winding etc. v.; convolution, involution, circumvolution; wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity; sinuosity, sinuation; meandering, ... show more

Roget 256: roughness etc. adj.; tooth, grain, texture, ripple; asperity, rugosity, salebrosity, corrugation, nodosity; arborescence ... show more

Roget 331: friction, attrition; rubbing, abrasion, scraping etc. v.; confrication, detrition, contrition, affriction, abrasion, arrosion, ... show more

Polish: chropawość, chropowatość, szorstkość

2 roughness

The quality of being harsh or rough or grating to the senses.

synonym: harshness.

3 roughness

An unpolished unrefined quality.

synonym: crudeness.

4 roughness

Used of the sea during inclement or stormy weather.

synonyms: choppiness, rough water.

5 roughness

Rowdy behavior.

synonyms: disorderliness, rowdiness, rowdyism.

Dutch: baldadigheid, moedwil
Polish: awanturnictwo, rozrabiactwo, warcholstwo, wichrzycielstwo

6 roughness

The formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion.

synonyms: indentation, pitting.

7 roughness

Harsh or severe speech or behavior.

Moby thesaurus: CAT, Gothicism, abruptness, acerbity, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acrimony, acuteness, aerospace, aerosphere, aggressiveness, air hole, air pocket, airspace, animality, arrhythmia, asperity, astringency, atrocity ... show more.

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