Definition of Crudity

1. Noun. A wild or unrefined state.




2. Noun. An impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement. "The whole town was famous for its crudeness"
Exact synonyms: Crudeness, Gaucheness
Generic synonyms: Impoliteness
Derivative terms: Crude, Crude, Gauche

Definition of Crudity

1. n. The condition of being crude; rawness.

Definition of Crudity

1. Noun. The state of being crude. ¹

2. Noun. A crude act or characteristic. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete medicine) Indigestion; undigested food in the stomach; badly-concocted humours. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crudity

1. the state of being crude [n -TIES]

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Literary usage of Crudity

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1. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon (1824)
"Experiment solitary touching concoction and crudity. 838. THE word concoction, or digestion, is chiefly taken into use from living creatures and their ..."

2. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"... fire, grace, and pathos by turns, with new modulation, and new harmonies, without crudity or ..."

3. The Theory of Teaching and Elementary Psychology by Albert Salisbury (1905)
"crudity of Childish Fancy.—The imagination of childhood, while very active, is nevertheless crude and undeveloped. The child's lack of experience makes him ..."

4. Ceylon, the Paradise of Adam: The Record of Seven Years' Residence in the Island by Caroline Corner (1908)
"... in the Cinnamon Gardens—A Ceylon entourage—Pomp and circumstance versus crudity—" It's never To-day, always To-morrow "—The " custom of the country. ..."

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