Definition of "roughnesses" [roughnesses]

  • (noun) Plural form of roughness.

Use "roughnesses" in a sentence

  • "If any roughnesses remained in their relationship after that, they could always be smoothed out with the whip."
  • "The roughnesses with which the staple of wool is naturally filled were so thoroughly entangled and interlaced together that a material was formed equally suitable either for garments or bedclothes."
  • "“It will all come in two days, if you will only be equal to the occasion,” said the Countess, who in providing her child with this expensive adjunct, had made some calculation that the more her daughter was made to feel the luxuries of aristocratic life, the less prone would she be to adapt herself to the roughnesses of Daniel Thwaite the tailor."

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