raspiness

raspy

[ras-pee, rah-spee]
adjective, raspier, raspiest.
1.
harsh; grating; rasping.
2.
easily annoyed; irritable.

Origin:
1830–40; rasp + -y1

raspiness, noun
unraspy, adjective
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raspy

adjective
unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice" [syn: grating
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