Definition of Rawness:
- inelegance (part of speech: noun)
vulgarity (part of speech: noun)
- "The Call of the Canyon", Zane Grey.
They attracted to themselves, not only the most interesting people from the other sections, but also many a European wanderer, who found there most of the essential graces of life, with little or none of that combined austerity and rawness which elsewhere either disgusted or amused him.- "William Hickling Prescott", Harry Thurston Peck.
I alluded to the advantages I had derived in my first rawness and ignorance from his society, and I confessed that I feared I had but ill repaid them, and that he might have done better without me and my expectations.- "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.