(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Rough]
Syn. uneven, unlevel, unvarnished; see raw 2 , unfinished 2 .
2. [Vulgar]
Syn. unrefined, unsophisticated, rude, crude, uncouth; see also awkward 1 .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Not perfected, elaborated, or completed: preliminary, rough, sketchy, tentative, unfinished, unperfected. See START. 2. Lacking expert, careful craftsmanship: crude, primitive, raw, rough, rude. See GOOD. 3. Lacking good manners: discourteous, disrespectful, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impolite, rude, uncivil, ungracious, unmannerly. See COURTESY. 4. Lacking in delicacy or refinement: barbarian, barbaric, boorish, churlish, coarse, crass, crude, gross, ill-bred, indelicate, philistine, rough, rude, tasteless, uncivilized, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unrefined, vulgar. See COURTESY, SMOOTH. 5. Of a plain and unsophisticated nature: artless, homely, homespun, natural, rustic, unadorned. See PLAIN.

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