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Another word for rough

  1. Having a surface that is not smooth

  2. Consisting of or covered with large particles

  3. Violently disturbed or agitated, as by storms

  4. Requiring great or extreme bodily, mental, or spiritual strength

  5. Causing sharp, often prolonged discomfort

      1. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
      2. Marked by or requiring strict adherence to rigorous standards or high principles:
      3. Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
      1. Disagreeable to the sense of hearing:
      2. Disagreeable to the sense of sight:
      3. Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
      1. Resistant to pressure; not readily penetrated; firm or solid:
      2. Well protected from an attack, as by aerial bombardment:
      3. Requiring great effort or endurance:
      1. Extremely ruthless or cruel.
      2. Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
      3. Harsh; unrelenting:
      1. Having or being a taste that is sharp, acrid, and unpleasant.
      2. Causing a sharply unpleasant, painful, or stinging sensation; harsh:
      3. Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
  6. Hard to deal with or get out of

  7. Lacking in delicacy or refinement

  8. Marked by vigorous physical exertion

  9. Disagreeable to the sense of hearing

  10. In a primitive state; not domesticated or cultivated; produced by nature

  11. Not perfected, elaborated, or completed

  12. Lacking expert, careful craftsmanship

      1. Not smooth and shiny:
      2. Not elaborated, perfected, or completed:
      3. Not having attained a high degree of skill:
      1. Ill-mannered, discourteous, or insulting:
      2. Undeveloped or uncivilized; primitive:
      3. Crude, unfinished, or made with limited skill:
      1. Uncooked:
      2. Being in a natural condition; not processed or refined:
      3. Not finished, covered, or coated:
      1. Of or relating to an early or original stage or state; primeval:
      2. Occurring in or characteristic of an early stage of development or evolution:
      3. Having developed early in the evolutionary history of a group:
      1. Being in an unrefined or natural state:
      2. Lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive:
      3. Lacking in sophistication or subtlety; simplistic:
  1. To be rough or brutal with.

  1. A preliminary plan or version, as of a written work

      1. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
      2. A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
      3. A brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or a short story.
      1. The internal structure that protects and supports the soft organs, tissues, and other parts of a vertebrate organism, and is composed of bone and cartilage or, in certain animals, cartilage alone.
      2. The hard external structure that supports, protects, or contains the body of many invertebrates, such as mollusks, crustaceans, and corals, and certain vertebrates, such as turtles.
      3. A supporting structure or framework, as of a building.
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
      1. A current of air in an enclosed area.
      2. A device that regulates the flow or circulation of air.
      3. The act of pulling loads; traction.



  1. To draw up a preliminary plan or version of

  2. rough up

  3. To injure or damage, as by abuse or heavy wear

Another word for rough

  1. Not smooth