Definition of Ruggedness

1. Noun. The property of being big and strong.

Exact synonyms: Huskiness, Toughness
Generic synonyms: Strength
Derivative terms: Husky, Rugged



2. Noun. The quality of being topologically uneven. "The ruggedness of the mountains"
Generic synonyms: Unevenness, Variability
Specialized synonyms: Hilliness
Derivative terms: Rugged

3. Noun. The quality of being difficult to do. "The ruggedness of his exams caused half the class to fail"
Exact synonyms: Hardness
Generic synonyms: Difficultness, Difficulty
Derivative terms: Hard, Hard, Rugged

Definition of Ruggedness

1. Noun. The state of being, or degree to which something is rugged. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ruggedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruggedness

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ruggedly
ruggedness (current term)
ruggednesses
ruggelach
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rugger buggers
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rugin

Literary usage of Ruggedness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins (1822)
"They travelled the journey on horseback, the ruggedness of the roads not admitting of carriage travelling, and towards the end of March they reached Teheran ..."

2. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1891)
"The style is unequal: often heavy, cramped and stiff, but as often vivid, striking and trenchant, sometimes of glowing vehemence, sometimes of a ruggedness ..."

3. A Classical Tour Through Italy, An. MDCCCII. by John Chetwode Eustace (1821)
"... rises in distant perspective, and adds to the fame and the consequence of the stream by the magnitude of bis form and by the ruggedness of his towering ..."

4. Scientific papers of the Bureau of Standards by United States National Bureau of Standards (1911)
"ruggedness OF MOVING SYSTEM Both ammeters and voltmeters were tested by reversing the current when standing at full scale deflection. ..."

5. A Tour of the Missions: Observations and Conclusions by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1918)
"The road seemed almost a miracle of engineering. But the views were beautiful beyond description. It was Switzerland without its ruggedness. ..."

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