• WordNet 3.6
    • n crassness the quality of being crass--devoid of refinement
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Crassness Grossness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n crassness The quality of being crass; coarseness; thickness; denseness; heaviness; grossness; stupidity.
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In literature:

Well, there's a crass, wid two tumblers.
"Phil Purcel, The Pig-Driver; The Geography Of An Irish Oath; The Lianhan Shee" by William Carleton
Be thim five crasses, I'm not promised to a girl livin', so I'm not, nor wouldn't, bekase I had you in my eye.
"Phelim O'toole's Courtship and Other Stories Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three" by William Carleton
How, it existing, he could be so crass as to eat and drink and be merry with love?
"The Judge" by Rebecca West
The crass sentimentalism by which we attempt to cover our paucity of craft ideals must also be eliminated.
"Craftsmanship in Teaching" by William Chandler Bagley
When I see a crowd of upturned faces, crass, ignorant, unwholesome many of them, I begin to despair.
"The Half-Hearted" by John Buchan
The saddest feature in the case is the crass ignorance which Congress usually has displayed.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6" by Various
You disclaim the crass and vulgar mechanical details and emphasize that you are like Einstein, dealing in theoretic physics only.
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
He now committed his first crass blunder.
"The Fight for a Free Sea: A Chronicle of the War of 1812" by Ralph D. Paine
Crass, who had been watching him, flew off to another tree close to the shore of the lake.
"The Wanderers" by W.H.G. Kingston
But what was the meaning of this crass misuse of his mysterious power?
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon" by Sax Rohmer

In news:

Why the Crass Remarks About Rice.
'The Campaign' is a crude and crass comedy.
Each night there's a different theme, says owner Nancy Crass.
Given the chaos that has assailed the world's markets this week, it might seem a little crass to mention $300 trash cans.
The daily lexicon, whether on television, stored in kids' iPods or packed in your soccer car pool, brims with borderline expletives – words some parents find inoffensive and permissible, though others deem crass, rude and unacceptable.
So all hail Crass, who made great music in spite of its goofball politics.
In ' Hall Pass ,' two husbands plunge into chasing women after being granted a week off from their marriages by their wives in this crass comedy.
At The Box, Simon Hammerstein 's louche cabaret, a spectacular cocktail of class and crass has started to curdle.
Crass birth control 'n' rock 'n' roll christ the album.
Could the holiday season possibly be more crass, more commercial, its office parties more drunken or rowdy.
It has been a week and in the crass nature of business news, there are already articles about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's potential to stimulate the economy and boost construction.
Rubbernecking, we learn, goes deeper than crass tastelessness.
NEW YORK – On paper, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (* * * ½ out of four) sounds a little crass.
Of course, nearly everyone would agree teachers should not be foul or crass.
Escalating complexity, a shortage of trained workers, and crass politicization mean that most programs to develop new military systems fail to meet expectations.

In science:

There is an other way to calculate crass section in the perturbative framework, the parton shower calculations.
QCD and Monte Carlo generators