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Webster 1913 Edition


Rawness

Raw′ness

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Noun.
The quality or state of being raw.

Webster 1828 Edition


Rawness

RAW'NESS

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Noun.
1.
The state of being raw; uncooked; unaltered by heat; as the rawness of flesh.
2.
Unskillfulness; state of being inexperienced; as the rawness of seamen or troops.
3.
Hasty manner. [Not legitimate.]
4.
Chilliness with dampness.

Definition 2023


rawness

rawness

English

Noun

rawness (countable and uncountable, plural rawnesses)

  1. The property of being raw.
    • 1939, Forum (volume 102, page 226)
      Now, in spite of all sorts of defects, all sorts of woollinesses and rawnesses, the American novel is superior to either the English or the French; it is indeed superior, I think, to any European novel []

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