Definitions for rawness

Definitions for (noun) rawness

Main entry: inexperience, rawness

Definition: lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding derived from experience

Usage: procedural inexperience created difficulties; their poor behavior was due to the rawness of the troops

Main entry: rawness, tenderness, soreness

Definition: a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)

Usage: the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness; after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on

Main entry: incompleteness, rawness

Definition: the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect

Usage: the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research; the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

Main entry: rawness

Definition: a chilly dampness

Usage: the rawness of the midnight air

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