rawness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

raw +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

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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