Synonyms and Antonyms of raw

  1. 1 not cooked you should wash your hands after handling raw chicken Synonyms uncooked Related Words unheated; rare; half-baked, underdone Near Antonyms well-done; overdone; baked, boiled, braised, broiled, fried, grilled, heated, roasted, sautéed (also sauteed); burned (or burnt), charred, scorched Antonyms cooked

  2. 2 being such as found in nature and not altered by processing or refining raw sugar is honey-colored because the crystals retain cane juices, minerals, and other impurities that haven't been refined out Synonyms native, natural, crude, rude, undressed, unprocessed, unrefined, untreatedRelated Words undeveloped; rough-hewn, semifinished, unfinished, unpolished; uncooked; impure, unfilteredNear Antonyms filtered, pure, purifiedAntonyms dressed, processed, refined, treated

  3. 3 lacking in adult experience or maturity recruiters like to say the military turns raw youths into responsible men and women Synonyms adolescent, green, immature, inexperienced, juvenile, puerile, callow, unfledged, unformed, unripe, unripenedRelated Words babyish, childish, infantile, infantilized, infantine; boyish, girlish, juvenescent, kiddish, young, youngish, youthful; maidenly, virginal; ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), tender; unknowing, unseasoned, unsophisticated, untrained, untriedNear Antonyms advanced, precocious; knowing, savvy, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wiseAntonyms adult, experienced, grown-up, mature, ripe

  4. 4 marked by wet and windy conditions the day of the funeral was one of those bleak, blustery, raw winter days that was as gloomy as our spirits Synonyms bleak, dirty, inclement, nasty, foul, rough, squally, stormy, tempestuous, turbulentRelated Words blowy, blustering, blustery, breezy, gusty, windblown, windswept; cloudy, overcast, sunless; rainy, snowy; foggy, hazy, misty, murky, soupyNear Antonyms rainless; balmy, calm, halcyon, peaceful, placid, pleasant, sereneAntonyms bright, clear, clement, cloudless, fair, sunny, sunshiny, unclouded

  5. 5 uncomfortably cool evenings in those mountains, even during the summer, tend to be a little raw Synonyms bitter, bleak, chill, chilling, nipping, nippy, chilly, sharpRelated Words bracing, brisk, crisp, invigorating, rigorous, snappy; arctic, bitter, cold, coolish, freezing, frigid, frosty, glacial, ice-cold, icy, numbing, polar, shivery, wintry (also wintery); subfreezing, subzero; frore, frosted, frozen, iced, refrigerated, unheatedNear Antonyms balmy, warm; lukewarm, tepid; heated, warmed

  6. 6 causing intense discomfort to one's skin bundle up if you're going sailing, as there's a raw wind out there in the bay Synonyms biting, bitter, keen, penetrating, piercing, cutting, sharp, shrewd, smarting, stingingRelated Words brisk, invigorating, nippy, snappy; needlelike, prickly, tingling; caustic, corrosiveNear Antonyms balmy, gentle, mild, soothing

  7. 7 showing no signs of being under control a frightening display of raw anger Synonyms abandoned, intemperate, rampant, runaway, unbounded, unbridled, unchecked, uncontrolled, unhampered, unhindered, unrestrainedRelated Words uncontrollable, ungovernable; barbaric, hog wild, riotous, uninhibited, wildNear Antonyms moderate, temperedAntonyms bridled, checked, constrained, controlled, curbed, governed, hampered, hindered, restrained, temperate

  8. 8 lacking or shed of clothing a private men's health club where it was common for men to swim raw Synonyms au naturel, bare, bottomless, disrobed, mother-naked, nude, naked, starkers [chiefly British], stripped, unclad, unclothed, undressedRelated Words seminude, topless; denuded, peeled; unveiledNear Antonyms covered, veiled; arrayed, caparisoned, decked (out), rigged (out), tricked (out); vested; decentAntonyms appareled (or apparelled), attired, clad, clothed, dressed, garbed, invested, robed, suited



Synonyms and Antonyms of raw

  1. the state of having no clothes on one's body a secluded swimming hole where we could swim in the raw Synonyms altogether, bareness, birthday suit, bottomlessness, buff, nakedness, nude, nudityRelated Words toplessness; naturism, nudism

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