Etymology
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grossness (n.)

early 15c., "size," from gross (adj.) + -ness. Meaning "state of being indelicate, rude, or vulgar" is from 1680s.

updated on April 23, 2015

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Definitions of grossness from WordNet

grossness (n.)
the quality of lacking taste and refinement;
Synonyms: coarseness / commonness / vulgarity / vulgarism / raunch
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.