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2 definitions found
 for rawness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rawness \Raw"ness\, n.
     The quality or state of being raw.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rawness
      n 1: a chilly dampness; "the rawness of the midnight air"
      2: the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect; "the
         study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it
         stimulated further research"; "the rawness of his diary made
         it unpublishable" [syn: incompleteness, rawness] [ant:
         completeness]
      3: a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched); "the best
         results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into
         the point of maximum tenderness"; "after taking a cold,
         rawness of the larynx and trachea come on" [syn:
         tenderness, soreness, rawness]
      4: lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding
         derived from experience; "procedural inexperience created
         difficulties"; "their poor behavior was due to the rawness of
         the troops" [syn: inexperience, rawness] [ant:
         experience]

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