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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding derived from experience; A pain that is felt (as when the area is touched); The state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect; A chilly dampness.

Usage examples (37)
  • The rawness of the midnight air
  • The rawness of his diary made it unpublishable
  • After taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on
  • Verbivore – the language works to cushion the impact of all that happens, as the rawness is described at the level of the visceral rather than the emotional. for more
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