Definition of Coarsened

1. Adjective. Made coarse or crude by lack of skill.

Similar to: Inferior



Definition of Coarsened

1. Verb. (past of coarsen) ¹

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Definition of Coarsened

1. coarsen [v] - See also: coarsen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coarsened

coarctate retina
coarctations
coarctectomy
coarctotomy
coarse
coarse-grained
coarse-graining
coarse-grainings
coarse breast architecture
coarse dispersion
coarse tremor
coarsely
coarsen
coarsened (current term)
coarsener
coarseners
coarseness
coarsenesses
coarsening
coarsens
coarser
coarsest
coarsish
coarticulate
coarticulated
coarticulates
coarticulating
coarticulation

Literary usage of Coarsened

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1. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"thick, some of them in their initial moderately fine-grained state and some of them coarsened by heating, and kindly given by Mr. WE Ruder, were cut into ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1914)
"Though the rolled bar when re-coarsened (B, Rows 16 and 17) looks at first ... Evidence that the network in this coarsened piece is really unusually smooth ..."

3. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams (1905)
"... have not only enlarged their scale and coarsened their design, but have coarsened their colour-scheme also, discarding blue in order to crush us under ..."

4. Some Modern Novelists: Appreciations and Estimates by Helen Thomas Follett, Wilson Follett (1918)
"Every careful reader of Gissing will remember a great number of passages where unimaginative contempt of women is the mark of men coarsened by a low ..."

5. Fission Gas Behaviour in Water Reactor Fuels: Seminar Proceedings, Cadarache by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"In this way, the position of the interface at Ri between original and coarsened bubbles was always known and the arrival rate of gas layers at the grain ..."

6. The Red Cross Magazine by American national Red cross (1917)
"She felt it was all bad for Eddie; it coarsened him. She did not want him coarsened ; he was by nature such a dear boy. In the hayloft the ten boys had ..."

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