rawness

Primary Meanings of rawness

1.
n
a chilly dampness
2.
n
the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
3.
n
a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
Full Definitions of rawness
1

n a chilly dampness

“the rawness of the midnight air”
Type of:
damp, dampness, moistness
a slight wetness
2

n the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect

“the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable”
Synonyms:
incompleteness
Antonyms:
completeness
the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed
Types:
partialness
the state of being only a part; not total; incomplete
sketchiness
incompleteness of details
Type of:
integrity, unity, wholeness
an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting

n lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding derived from experience

“their poor behavior was due to the rawness of the troops”
Synonyms:
inexperience
Antonyms:
experience
the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
Type of:
ignorance
the lack of knowledge or education
3

n a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)

“after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on”
Synonyms:
soreness, tenderness
Types:
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chafing
soreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction
rebound tenderness
pain felt when a hand pressing on the abdomen is suddenly released; a symptom of peritoneal inflammation
chafe
soreness and warmth caused by friction
intertrigo
chafing between two skin surfaces that are in contact (as in the armpit or under the breasts or between the thighs)
Type of:
hurting, pain
a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

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