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Crassitude  n.  Grossness; coarseness; thickness; density.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Crassitude" Quotes from Famous Books

... generation—availed themselves of this now universal shelter. Yet still a touch of the amusing clings to the "Gamp," as it is sarcastically called. 'What says Douglas Jerrold on the subject? "There are three things that no man but a fool lends, or, having lent, is not in the most helpless state of mental crassitude if he ever hopes to get back again. These three things, my son, are—BOOKS, UMBRELLAS, and MONEY! I believe a certain fiction of the law assumes a remedy to the borrower; but I know of no case in which any man, being sufficiently dastard to gibbet his reputation as plaintiff ...
— Umbrellas and their History • William Sangster

Words linked to "Crassitude" :   insensitiveness, crassness, insensitivity

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