Coarseness


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Coarseness

Billingsgate
site of a London fishmarket, known for foul and abusive language. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 106]
Branghtons, the
Evelina’s rude, coarse cousins. [Br. Lit.: Evelina]
Crawley, Sir Pitt
vulgar aristocrat. [Br. Lit.: Vanity Fair]
Goops
naughty, balloon-headed children. [Am. Lit.: Goops and How To Be Them, Hart, 323]
Neanderthal man
early form of man, Caucasoid and strongly built. [Anthropology: NCE, 1900]
Ochs, Baron
vulgar, lecherous nobleman. [Aust. Opera: R. Strauss, Rosenkavalier, Westerman, 423–425]
Pike
“he expectorates vehemently” [Am. Lit.: At Home and Abroad, Hart, 655]
Tearsheet, Doll
prostitute with vitriolic vocabulary. [Br. Lit.: II Henry IV]
Troglodytes
race of uncivilized cave dwellers. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1103]
xanthium
symbolizes bad manners and rudeness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
Yahoos
loutish, abusive brutes in shape of men. [Br. Lit.: Gulliver’s Travels]
References in classic literature ?
In these cases the whole plays become vivid studies in contemporary low life, largely human and interesting except for their prolixity and the coarseness which they inherited from the Mysteries and multiplied on their own account.
Then I suppose that in the city which we are founding you would make a law to the effect that a friend should use no other familiarity to his love than a father would use to his son, and then only for a noble purpose, and he must first have the other's consent; and this rule is to limit him in all his intercourse, and he is never to be seen going further, or, if he exceeds, he is to be deemed guilty of coarseness and bad taste.
A spirit of candour and frankness, when wholly unaccompanied with coarseness, he admired in others, but he could not acquire it himself.
The man was young, the woman deeply stirred; in both a vein of coarseness was latent.
Coarseness and savagery are the inevitable results.
This coarseness of his angered her, and gave her courage.
That feminine penetration--so clever and so tainted by the eternal instinct of self-defence, so ready to see an obvious evil in everything it cannot understand--filled her with bitter resentment against both the men who could offer to the spiritual and tragic strife of her feelings nothing but the coarseness of their abominable materialism.
Sample size will also vary with respect to the coarseness of the material (i.
The mechanism has an adjustment wheel that allows you to regulate the fineness and coarseness of the grind.
The state news agency quoted him as saying that Western philosophers have been forced into isolation and been deprived of platforms from which they could propagate humanitarian values against the coarseness of Western life.
Moreover, the nanoparticles affect cell adhesion, proliferation, and differentiation by creating nanotopography, increasing the coarseness and surface roughness.