What does raggedness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roughness, raggednessnoun

    a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven

  2. raggednessnoun

    shabbiness by virtue of being in rags


  1. raggednessnoun

    The characteristic of being ragged.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Raggednessnoun

    State of being dressed in tatters.

    Etymology: from ragged.

    Poor naked wretches, whereso’er you are,
    That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm!
    How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides,
    Your loop’d and window’d raggedness defend you. William Shakespeare.


  1. raggedness

    Raggedness is the state or quality of being irregular, uneven, worn-out, or tattered, often associated with an unkempt or disorganized appearance. It can refer to the physical condition of objects or materials, but can also metaphorically describe abstract concepts, such as roughness in a surface, inconsistency in data or a lack of smoothness in a progression or sequence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raggedness in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raggedness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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