noun. an unpolished unrefined quality.
noun. an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement.
noun. a wild or unrefined state.
- natural state
- state of nature
Example sentences of the word crudeness
1. Noun, singular or mass
Because of the crudeness of some 18th-century molds, the seam of an authentic musket ball may be slightly offset like the one in the photograph above.