Definition of Roughened

1. Adjective. Used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure. "Chapped lips"

Exact synonyms: Chapped, Cracked
Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth



Definition of Roughened

1. Verb. (past of roughen) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roughened

1. roughen [v] - See also: roughen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughened

roughbacks
roughcast
roughcaster
roughcasters
roughcasting
roughcasts
roughdrawn
roughdried
roughdries
roughdry
roughdrying
roughed
roughed up
roughen
roughen up
roughened (current term)
roughening
roughens
rougher
roughers
roughest
roughhead
roughheads
roughhew
roughhewed
roughhewer
roughhewers
roughhewing
roughhewn
roughhews

Literary usage of Roughened

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by ed Andrew Findlater, John Merry Ross (1868)
"Thus, it was found by Leslie, that when a tinned-iron cube full of boiling water had one side polished, another roughened, a third covered Again, ..."

2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"... outgrowths from knots, roughened places, or wounds, by undermining the bark and boring into the wood. (See figures 25 and 26. ..."

3. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"Thus, it was found by Leslie, that when a tinned-iron cube full of boiling water had one side polished, another roughened, a third covered with lampblack, ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1896)
"The skull was much thickened, roughened internally, and devoid of diploe. There were no changes in the facial bones ..."

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