1. the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
Syn: ↑harshness, ↑scratchiness
Derivationally related forms: ↑scratchy (for: ↑scratchiness), ↑abrasive, ↑harsh (for: ↑harshness)
Hypernyms: ↑roughness, ↑raggedness
2. the quality of being sharply disagreeable
Derivationally related forms: ↑abrasive
Hypernyms: ↑disagreeableness

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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