Definition of Coarsenesses
1. coarseness [n] - See also: coarseness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Coarsenesses
Literary usage of Coarsenesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1880)
"There were coarsenesses indeed in the Aristophanic comedy; but it must be remembered that these plays were only represented by men and before men ; and they ..."
2. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1846)
"Admitting the Dutch painters to be what Horace Walpole has termed them, ' the drudging mimici of nature's most uncomely coarsenesses,' it must in turn be ..."
3. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1889)
"It was a pleasant, friendly, sociable herd; pious, happy, merry, and full of unconscious coarsenesses and innocent indecencies. What they regarded as the ..."
4. The Contemporary Review (1891)
"... or rather invents, coarsenesses, and crudities, and terrible oddities, which I cannot see in the Greek. He pored on life and character, in many of his ..."