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See definition of crudity on Dictionary.com
  • as incoarseness
  • as inindecency
  • as inroughness
  • as inrudeness
  • as invulgarity

synonyms for crudity

  • bawdiness
  • boorishness
  • callousness
  • crassness
  • harshness
  • indelicacy
  • offensiveness
  • rawness
  • ribaldry
  • roughness
  • smut
  • smuttiness
  • uncouthness
  • unevenness
  • earthiness
  • poor taste
  • unrefinement
  • drunkenness
  • impropriety
  • bawdiness
  • coarseness
  • evil
  • foulness
  • grossness
  • immodesty
  • impurity
  • incivility
  • indecorum
  • indelicacy
  • lewdness
  • licentiousness
  • offense
  • outrageousness
  • pornography
  • ribaldry
  • smuttiness
  • unseemliness
  • vileness
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antonyms for crudity

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  • delicacy
  • manners
  • politeness
  • refinement
  • sophistication
  • kindness
  • courtesy
  • evenness
  • gentility
  • politeness
  • regularity
  • smoothness
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How to use crudity in a sentence

There came into her face for another glance at their friend no crudity of curiosity, but an expression more tenderly wistful.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
But excuse the audacity and the crudity of my speculations—it only proves my interest.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
When one enters a cathedral close he feels that he is in a land that frowns on the crudity of change.
HUMANLY SPEAKINGSAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
Now that she was with him again Ruth soon forgot all about Tom's crudity.
THE WALKING DELEGATELEROY SCOTT
Let me answer—first, you do not attempt to imply that crudity was a help to them.
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
He is forced to listen, perhaps, to an exhibition of tedious crudity.
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
Then Winckelmann and his successors triumphed over it for a while,—showed at least the crudity of that statement.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 76, FEBRUARY, 1864VARIOUS
They made their exit, Francisco frankly weary and the young reporter bored by the unrelieved crudity of it all.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
Now this romantic method involves a certain element of climax which to us appears crudity.
APPRECIATIONS AND CRITICISMS OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENSG. K. CHESTERTON
Bismarck in the crudity of his early inspiration scarcely finds himself for years.
BLOOD AND IRONJOHN HUBERT GREUSEL
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WORDS RELATED TO CRUDITY

  • 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.