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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coarsenedadjective

    made coarse or crude by lack of skill


  1. coarsened

    Coarsened generally refers to something that has become rough, crude, less detailed or refined. It can also indicate a process or substance that has become less sensitive or sophisticated. In various fields, it might also mean to reduce resolution, granularity, or to group detailed data into broader categories.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coarsened in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coarsened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of coarsened in a Sentence

  1. Antonio Guterres:

    Hate speech is spreading and public discourse is being coarsened, social media is being exploited as a platform for bigotry. We must all show solidarity in response to this dangerous upsurge in hatred.

  2. Henri-Frédéric Amiel:

    Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.

  3. Henri Frdric Amiel:

    Action is only coarsened thought-thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.

  4. Dan Gainor:

    I think what has changed is that Hollywood has so undermined and coarsened our culture, that these answers have become the norm… Sex acts many Americans had never even heard of are now typical dialogue, shows like ‘Scream Queens’ and ‘Scandal’ are trying to see how far they can go. And TV is always trying to go further.

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