crassest

crass

[kras]
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

crassly, adverb
crassness, noun


1. dull, boorish, oafish, indelicate.
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crass (kræs)
 
adj
stupid; gross
 
[C16: from Latin crassus thick, dense, gross]
 
'crassly
 
adv
 
'crassness
 
n
 
'crassitude
 
n

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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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