Synonyms for grossness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : grohs
Phonetic Transcription : groʊs

Top 10 synonyms for grossness Other synonyms for the word grossness

Définition of grossness

Origin :
  • "size," early 15c., from gross + -ness.
  • noun obscenity
  • noun flagrancy
Example sentences :
  • This man was evil, not with the grossness of a debauchee but with the thinness of the devotee.
  • Extract from : « Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer » by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • I might have known that one of your kind could not rise above the grossness in you.
  • Extract from : « Tess of the Storm Country » by Grace Miller White
  • It was all in the other quarter that, after a lull, the grossness broke out.
  • Extract from : « The Turn of the Screw » by Henry James
  • The grossness of his comedies rivalled that of Wycherley himself.
  • Extract from : « History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8) » by John Richard Green
  • All the grossness, superstition, and bad taste of the age were put into them.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • Because no sin, no grossness has ever shut your ears to all but earthly sounds.
  • Extract from : « The Return of Peter Grimm » by David Belasco
  • Newly corrected and purged, from all grossness in phrase and matter.
  • Extract from : « The Library of William Congreve » by John C. Hodges
  • Some sense of grossness in him for the first time seared across her brain.
  • Extract from : « Brand Blotters » by William MacLeod Raine
  • Their finery, however, threw a veil over any grossness in their conversation.
  • Extract from : « The Vicar of Wakefield » by Oliver Goldsmith
  • Still there was no trace of grossness in their form or expression.
  • Extract from : « The History of Sir Richard Calmady » by Lucas Malet

Antonyms for grossness

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