Definition of Sketchiness

1. Noun. Incompleteness of details.

Generic synonyms: Incompleteness, Rawness
Derivative terms: Sketchy



Definition of Sketchiness

1. n. The quality or state of being sketchy; lack of finish; incompleteness.

Definition of Sketchiness

1. Noun. The property of being sketchy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sketchiness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sketchiness

sketch
sketch block
sketch map
sketch pad
sketch pads
sketchable
sketchbook
sketchbooks
sketched
sketcher
sketchers
sketches
sketchier
sketchiest
sketchily
sketchiness (current term)
sketchinesses
sketching
sketchlike
sketchpad
sketchpads
sketchwriter
sketchwriters
skets
sketted
sketting
skeuomorph
skeuomorphic
skeuomorphism

Literary usage of Sketchiness

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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1897)
"His standpoint, owing to the sketchiness above noted is one of a class the antithesis of that including Hegel—it admits of presentation in a short space. ..."

2. A History of European and American Sculpture from the Early Christian Period by Chandler Rathfon Post (1921)
"... and this "sketchiness" has been much valued by modern sculptors under the conception that it gave to the work the freshness and the casual quality of a ..."

3. Brush and Pencil by Charles Francis Browne, Frederick William Morton (1900)
"Helen Kirchner's attempts in this direction had absolute merit, but they showed too much sketchiness— that is, a sketchiness which showed a lack of ..."

4. German Culture: The Contribution of the Germans to Knowledge, Literature by William Paterson Paterson (1915)
"It is genuinely easy, for difficulties are avoided with that sketchiness which was to contemporaries the supreme virtue of artistic tact, though to us it is ..."

5. Foundry, Forge and Factory: With a Chapter on the Centenary of the Rotary Press by William John Gordon (1890)
"sketchiness is the technical term for the tendency of patterns to show lines of spacing across the cloth in a way that is objectionable. ..."

6. This Side of Paradise by Francis Scott Fitzgerald (1920)
"... that quite makes up for its sketchiness. She stumbles on the tulle and her "damn" is quite audible. ..."

7. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1897)
"To the inevitable sketchiness of such a task Mr. Rodway is himself not blind ; but he handles his story with the easy command of one long familiar with its ..."

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