Definitions of raggedness
  1. noun
    a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    synonyms: roughness
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    a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
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    the property of being scaly
    coarseness, nubbiness, tweediness
    looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
    burl, knot, slub
    soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
    abrasiveness, harshness, scratchiness
    the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    coarseness, graininess, granularity
    the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
    roughness of nap produced by long woolly hairs
    the texture of a surface that has many bumps
    bristliness, prickliness, spininess, thorniness
    the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines
    a texture resembling that of sand
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    the feel of a surface or a fabric
  2. noun
    shabbiness by virtue of being in rags
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    manginess, seediness, shabbiness, sleaziness
    a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
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