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noun as in inexperience

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Recycling metal for cars and appliances generally uses less carbon than producing new raw materials.

The lonely nights, the sneaking, the glow of the fridge, the raw ugliness and the pure exhaustion.

There is so much raw emotion surrounding everything we’re going through — be it the political environment, the pandemic environment, the employment environment.

Horrific, yes, but it is hard to look away from this raw, disturbing tale.

Some began to work when they were just 13 or 14, packing the candy you find by the supermarket register, cutting the slabs of raw meat that end up in your freezer and baking, in industrial ovens, the pastries you eat with your coffee.

But Slutever, with its rawness, honesty, and self-deprecating humor, was something different.

"Bradshaw and McBeal in particular stand out from the other women of their time because of their sheer rawness," Nisita writes.

Now I think that many are beginning to experience the rawness of the trauma, emptiness, and loss.

There was a rawness and impolitic honesty to his shows, many of which could make your heart weep.

The sheer rawness of profound loss was finally beginning to set in.

They lose their excess, or what we should call in wine, their rawness and their freshness.

For that rawness of the nerves I speak of, many apply themselves to drink; some rush to drugs; for myself, I take to music.

In the four years of his school-teaching at Jasper Mackenzie slowly grew out of his extreme rawness of appearance.

Miss Seldon was frankly bored by the crude rawness of the place.

Could Horace Endicott have ever descended to this view of his world, this rawness of thought, sentiment, and expression?


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rawness, such as: amateurishness, greenness, immaturity, ineptness, innocence, and inexpertness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.