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Noun: coarseness  kors-nus
  1. Language or humour that is down-to-earth
    "the coarseness of their language was inappropriate";
    - saltiness
  2. The quality of being composed of relatively large particles
    - graininess, granularity
  3. Looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
    - nubbiness, tweediness
  4. The quality of lacking taste and refinement
    "in the twilight zone between humour and coarseness";
    - commonness, grossness, vulgarity, vulgarism, raunch

Type of: expressive style, inelegance, raggedness, roughness, style