1. (a.) Rough; disagreeable; grating

2. (a.) disagreeable to the touch.

3. (a.) disagreeable to the taste.

4. (a.) disagreeable to the ear.

5. (a.) Unpleasant and repulsive to the sensibilities; austere; crabbed; morose; abusive; abusive; severe; rough.

6. (a.) Having violent contrasts of color, or of light and shade; lacking in harmony.

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