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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crude·ness, n. A crude, undigested, or unprepared state; rawness; unripeness; immatureness; unfitness for a destined use or purpose; as, the crudeness of iron ore; crudeness of theories or plans.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a wild or unrefined state [syn: crudity, primitiveness,
           primitivism, rudeness]
      2: an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or
         refinement; "the whole town was famous for its crudeness"
         [syn: crudity, gaucheness]
      3: an unpolished unrefined quality; "the crudeness of frontier
         dwellings depressed her" [syn: roughness]