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  • Grossness — Gross ness, n. The state or quality of being gross; thickness; corpulence; coarseness; shamefulness. [1913 Webster] Abhor the swinish grossness that delights to wound the ear of delicacy. Dr. T. Dwight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grossness — index bestiality, brutality, debauchery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • grossness — size, early 15c., from GROSS (Cf. gross) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grossness — noun /ˈɡɹəʊsnəs/ Lack of refinement in character, behaviour etc.; coarseness. Now that he was doing so much else she could never have the grossness to apply for it to Sir Claude …   Wiktionary

  • grossness — gross ► ADJECTIVE 1) unattractively large or bloated. 2) vulgar; unrefined. 3) informal very unpleasant; repulsive. 4) complete; blatant: a gross exaggeration. 5) (of income, profit, or interest) without deduction of tax or other contributions;… …   English terms dictionary

  • grossness — See grosser. * * * …   Universalium

  • grossness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality or state of being flagrant: atro ciousness, atrocity, egregiousness, enormity, flagrance, flagrancy, flagrantness, glaringness, outrageousness, rankness. See GOOD. 2. The quality or state of being… …   English dictionary for students

  • grossness — gross·ness || grəʊsnɪs n. repulsiveness; crudeness; rudeness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grossness — n. 1. Greatness, bulkiness, bigness. 2. Density, thickness. 3. Coarseness, rudeness, vulgarity, want of refinement, ill breeding. 4. Indelicacy, impurity, coarseness, licentiousness, sensuality, brutality, bestiality, carnality …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • grossness — n 1., completeness, totality, absoluteness, unqualifiedness, unmitigatedness; rankness, sheerness, arrantness, outrightness, downrightness. 2. flagrancy, blatancy, glaringness, obviousness, manifestness, plainness; outrageousness, reprehen… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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