Synonyms and Antonyms of rawness
1 an uncomfortable degree of coolness lit a fire in the hearth to combat the rawness of that blustery March morning Synonyms bite, bitterness, bleakness, chilliness, nip, nippiness, chill, sharpnessRelated Words briskness, crispness; coldness, frigidity, frigidness, frostiness, gelidity, iciness, wintriness; cold, freeze, snapNear Antonyms balminess, warmness, warmth; heat, hotness, sultriness
2 the quality or state of lacking refinement or good taste to many teens the music's rawness is part of its appeal Synonyms coarseness, commonness, crassness, crudeness, crudity, grossness, indelicacy, indelicateness, lowness, raffishness, vulgarity, 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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