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crudity (n.)

early 15c., of food, "quality of producing unnatural humors," from Old French crudité (14c.) and directly from Latin cruditatem (nominative cruditas) "indigestion," from crudus "rough; not cooked, raw, bloody" (see crude). From 1620s as "that which is crude;" 1630s as "quality or state of being crude."

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Definitions of crudity

crudity (n.)
a wild or unrefined state;
Synonyms: crudeness / primitiveness / primitivism / rudeness
crudity (n.)
an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement;
Synonyms: crudeness / gaucheness
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