raggedness meaning

  "raggedness" in a sentence
Noun: raggedness  ragidnus
  1. A texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    - roughness 
  2. Shabbiness by virtue of being in rags

Derived forms: raggednesses

See also: ragged

Type of: manginess, seaminess, seediness, shabbiness, sleaziness, texture

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  1. of all the beggar-men that i had seen or fancied, he was the chief for raggedness
  2. The Hurst exponent describes the raggedness of the resultant motion, with a higher value leading to a smoother motion.
  3. After eight years, the raggedness of the show began to tell, and his television career drifted to a close.
  4. Even the most sensitive of biographers sacrifice throb and raggedness in the name of storytelling; their work would be unreadable otherwise.
  5. The picture's very raggedness makes it spooky, which is not the same thing as saying the movie is intentionally unsettling.

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