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See definition of crassness on Dictionary.com
  • as incoarseness
  • as invulgarity

synonyms for crassness

  • bawdiness
  • boorishness
  • callousness
  • crudity
  • harshness
  • indelicacy
  • offensiveness
  • rawness
  • ribaldry
  • roughness
  • smut
  • smuttiness
  • uncouthness
  • unevenness
  • earthiness
  • poor taste
  • unrefinement
  • obscenity
  • profanity
  • crudity
  • discourtesy
  • filthiness
  • foulness
  • grossness
  • indecency
  • lewdness
  • profaneness
  • rudeness

antonyms for crassness

MOST RELEVANT
  • delicacy
  • manners
  • politeness
  • refinement
  • sophistication
  • decency
  • modesty
  • politeness
  • decorum
  • restraint
  • tastefulness
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How to use crassness in a sentence

Livingstone was so shocked and grieved by the crassness of such a statement that he really longed to take Crittenden in hand.
ROUGH-HEWNDOROTHY CANFIELD
To found a world-empire like the British or Roman calls for a certain bullet-headed crassness.
ALONENORMAN DOUGLAS
My father seemed disappointed at my crassness, and inwardly blamed himself for having asked me.
LETTERS OF TWO BRIDESHONORE DE BALZAC
One observes the crassness and inconsistency of these statements.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME I OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
However, he is a good man—I really need just now to repeat that fact to myself—though mewed up in crassness.
THE LAST MIRACLEM. P. SHIEL
This class of criticism is born either of ignorance or of jealousy or of crassness.
CHARLES LEVER, HIS LIFE IN HIS LETTERS, VOL. I (OF II)EDMUND DOWNEY
On your crassness superimposing the peculiar art of glosing in sleek phrases about Sin.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 99., SEPTEMBER 20, 1890VARIOUS
The blatancy, the crassness of the daily prints revolted him.
THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1921 AND THE YEARBOOK OF THE AMERICAN SHORT STORYVARIOUS
Eugene was a little disgusted with what he considered the crassness of these people.
THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
But what surprised Andre-Louis was the unutterable crassness of the methods by which the Privileged ranged themselves for battle.
SCARAMOUCHERAFAEL SABATINI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CRASSNESS

  • bawdiness
  • boorishness
  • callousness
  • crassness
  • crudity
  • earthiness
  • harshness
  • indelicacy
  • offensiveness
  • poor taste
  • rawness
  • ribaldry
  • roughness
  • smut
  • smuttiness
  • uncouthness
  • unevenness
  • unrefinement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.