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synonyms for roughness

  • break
  • bumpiness
  • coarseness
  • crack
  • hairiness
  • jaggedness
  • nick
  • raggedness
  • scratch
  • shagginess
  • unevenness
  • beardedness
  • bristling
  • brokenness
  • bushiness
  • crinkledness
  • ragged edge
  • woolliness
  • wrinkledness
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antonyms for roughness

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  • courtesy
  • evenness
  • gentility
  • kindness
  • politeness
  • regularity
  • smoothness
  • politeness
  • courtesy
  • evenness
  • gentility
  • kindness
  • regularity
  • smoothness
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How to use roughness in a sentence

Geometry also predicted that if you fragmented a flat surface randomly, it would break into rough rectangles, and if you did the same in three dimensions, it would produce rough cubes.
SCIENTISTS UNCOVER THE UNIVERSAL GEOMETRY OF GEOLOGYJOSHUA SOKOLNOVEMBER 19, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It’s been a rough few weeks for singer John Legend and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen, who suffered the devastating loss of their third child in September.
JOHN LEGEND AND CHRISSY TEIGEN ARE HOLDING ON TO JOY AFTER LOSING THEIR SON JACKJASMINE GRANTNOVEMBER 11, 2020ESSENCE.COM
That’s, unfortunately, just the reality of using limited data to come up with a rough estimate of a disease’s overall spread.
HOW BAD IS YOUR STATE’S COVID-19 OUTBREAK?GERMAN LOPEZNOVEMBER 11, 2020VOX
“This time next year we’ll be laughing,” her father liked to say, whenever the family hit a rough patch.
THE INSPIRATION FOR MAISIE DOBBS? JACQUELINE WINSPEAR’S MEMOIR OFFERS CHARMING CLUESZOFIA SMARDZNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Curl had some rough moments, too, as he was beat on a touchdown by Evan Engram, but the rookie out of Arkansas showed promise.
HAIL OR FAIL: WASHINGTON COMMITS FIVE MORE TURNOVERS THAN DANIEL JONES IN UGLY LOSS TO GIANTSSCOTT ALLENNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The series about a therapist has 106 episodes of quiet, enthralling television to get you through a rough patch.
ONE GOOD THING: HBO’S IN TREATMENT WILL SOOTHE YOUR SHATTERED NERVESEMILY VANDERWERFFNOVEMBER 6, 2020VOX
It recognizes shapes, as well, so you can draw a rough circle and then quickly convert it into a perfect circle with a simple gesture.
THE NEW IPAD AIR IS THE BEST TABLET FOR MOST PEOPLESTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It was such a rough transition, battling the demands of work and being a mom and not taking it out on the child.
WORKING MOMS ARE NOT OKAYAMY JOYCE, ELLEN MCCARTHYOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Apple’s streaming service had a rough start, with few breakthrough shows and little customer adoption.
APPLE TV+ IS FINALLY BECOMING RELEVANTADAM EPSTEINOCTOBER 28, 2020QUARTZ
It’s more forgiving on rougher terrain, and it’s more stable at higher speeds.
SHORT CYCLISTS CAN RIP ON 29ERS, TOOKELLY BASTONEOCTOBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
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WORDS RELATED TO ROUGHNESS

  • acerbity
  • acrimony
  • bitterness
  • churlishness
  • crabbiness
  • crossness
  • difficulty
  • disagreeableness
  • irascibility
  • irritability
  • meanness
  • moroseness
  • peevishness
  • roughness
  • sharpness
  • sourness
  • sullenness
  • tartness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.