From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
Coarseness \Coarse"ness\ (k[=o]rs"n[e^]s), noun The quality or state of being coarse; roughness; inelegance; vulgarity; grossness; as, coarseness of food, texture, manners, or language. ''The coarseness of the sackcloth.'' --Dr. H. More.
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
166 Moby Thesaurus words for "coarseness": Adam, Gothicism, animalism, animality, bad manners, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness, baseness, beastliness, bestiality, bodily size, body, bombasticness, brutality, brutishness, bulk, cacology, cacophony, caddishness, callowness, carnal nature, carnal-mindedness, carnality, clumsiness, coarse-grainedness, commonness, corpulence, cracked voice, crassness, crudeness, crudity, cumbrousness, depth, discord, discourteousness, discourtesy, distance through, dryness, dysphemism, earthiness, fallen nature, fallen state, fatness, flesh, fleshliness, fourth-rateness, frankness, gaudiness, gracelessness, graininess, granularity, granulation, greenness, grittiness, gross behavior, grossness, gruffness, gutturalism, gutturality, gutturalness, hardness, harshness, heaviness, hoarseness, humbleness, huskiness, ill breeding, ill manners, ill-balanced sentences, immatureness, immaturity, impoliteness, impropriety, impurity, incivility, inconcinnity, inconsiderateness, incorrectness, indecorousness, inelegance, inelegancy, infelicity, inferiority, inferiorness, insensitivity, inurbanity, lack of finish, lack of polish, lapsed state, leadenness, loudness, loutishness, lowliness, mannerlessness, mass, materialism, meanness, meretriciousness, nondevelopment, nonspirituality, obscenity, offensiveness, oversimplicity, oversimplification, pompousness, ponderousness, poor diction, poorness, postlapsarian state, raciness, rankness, raspiness, raucity, rawness, reductionism, ribaldry, roughness, rudeness, saltiness, scrapiness, scratchiness, second-rateness, sesquipedalianism, sesquipedality, simplism, slipshod construction, spiciness, stertorousness, stiltedness, swinishness, tactlessness, tastelessness, the Old Adam, the beast, the flesh, the offending Adam, the rough, the third dimension, thickness, third-rateness, throatiness, turgidity, ugliness, uncourtliness, uncouthness, uncultivation, undevelopment, uneuphoniousness, unfinish, unfinishedness, unfledgedness, ungallantness, ungentlemanliness, ungracefulness, ungraciousness, unmannerliness, unpoliteness, unrefinement, unripeness, unseemliness, unsolicitousness, unspirituality, unwieldiness, vulgarism, vulgarity
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