What is another word for grossness?

340 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɡɹˈə͡ʊsnəs], [ ɡɹˈə‍ʊsnəs], [ ɡ_ɹ_ˈəʊ_s_n_ə_s]

Grossness refers to something that is uncouth, obscene, or repulsive. There are numerous synonyms for grossness, including nastiness, loathsomeness, offensiveness, filthiness, obscenity, repulsiveness, foulness, and unpleasantness. These words describe the quality of something that is considered undesirable, distasteful, or indecent. Sometimes grossness can be associated with a physical appearance or behavior that is particularly unsightly, while other times it can be tied to an unpleasant sensation or experience. Whatever the context, it is important to use the appropriate synonym in order to effectively communicate the unpleasantness of something.

Synonyms for Grossness:

What are the hypernyms for Grossness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Grossness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for grossness (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for grossness?

Grossness is a term used to indicate the unpleasant or objectionable qualities of something. Its antonyms refer to the opposite qualities, including cleanliness, neatness, pleasantness, and refinement. These words denote the elimination of anything disturbing or offensive, promoting elegance, and good taste. Other antonyms for grossness are sophistication, delicacy, grace, and subtlety. They imply the expression of beauty, artfulness, and charm. The antonyms of grossness are useful in expressing the value of the finer things in life, promoting good hygiene, and elevating the quality of experiences. Together, they make up the lexicon of contrasting themes that shape and define our understanding of the world.

Usage examples for Grossness

The paintings and statues, all told some classic tale of love, managed, however, with an insidious delicacy; which, while it banished the grossness that might disgust, was the more calculated to excite the imagination.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
Some sense of grossness in him for the first time seared across her brain.
"Brand Blotters"
William MacLeod Raine
Garrison took Dixie over the seven furlongs twice, and in a manner, despite her grossness, the mare had never been taken before.
"Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course"
W. B. M. Ferguson

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