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crudity

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Synonyms and Antonyms of crudity

  1. 1 the quality or state of being obscene <shocked by the crudity of the youngster's language> Synonyms bawdiness, blueness, coarseness, crudeness, obscenity, dirt, dirtiness, filth, filthiness, foulness, grossness, impureness, impurity, indecency, lasciviousness, lewdness, nastiness, profanity, raunch, raunchiness, ribaldry, smut, smuttiness, vulgarity, wantonnessRelated Words broadness, earthiness, gaminess, raciness, saltiness, suggestiveness; immodesty, indecorousness, indelicacy, indelicateness, lowness, unbecomingness; lechery; depravedness, depravity, kinkiness, naughtiness, perverseness, perversion, perversity, pervertedness, wickedness; exceptionability, objectionableness, unacceptability, undesirability; reprehensibility, reprehensibleness; abusiveness, scurrilousness; atrociousness, atrocity, infamy, loathsomeness, offensiveness, repellency, repugnance, repulsiveness; distastefulness, obnoxiousness, unpleasantnessNear Antonyms priggery, priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanism; correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, seemliness; appropriateness, fitness, suitability, suitableness; immaculateness, perfection, purity, spotlessness

  2. 2 the quality or state of lacking refinement or good taste <appalled by the crudity of the way her nephews referred to women> Synonyms coarseness, commonness, crassness, crudeness, vulgarity, grossness, indelicacy, indelicateness, lowness, raffishness, rawness, roughness, rudeness, tastelessnessRelated Words boorishness, brutishness, churlishness, clownishness, loutishness, rowdiness, rusticity, uncouthness; artlessness, gracelessness, inelegance, unsophistication; insensitiveness, insensitivity, thoughtlessness; kitsch, tackinessNear Antonyms courtliness, urbanity; elegance, grace, graciousness; consideration, sensitivity, thoughtfulnessAntonyms cultivation, genteelness, gentility, polish, refinement, tastefulness


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