crass

[kras] /kræs/
adjective, crasser, crassest.
1.
without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity; gross; obtuse; stupid:
"crass commercialism; a crass misrepresentation of the facts."
2.
Archaic. thick; coarse.
Origin
1535–45; (< Middle French) < Latin crassus thick, dense, fat, heavy
Related forms
crassly, adverb
crassness, noun
Synonyms
1. dull, boorish, oafish, indelicate.
British Dictionary definitions for crass
crass (kræs)
 
adj
stupid; gross
 
[C16: from Latin crassus thick, dense, gross]
 
'crassly
 
adv
 
'crassness
 
n
 
'crassitude
 
n

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Word Origin and History for crass
crass
1545, from M.Fr. crasse, from L. crassus "solid, thick, dense." The literal sense has always been rare in Eng.
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