1. (n.) Full of asperities on the surface; broken into sharp or irregular points, or otherwise uneven; not smooth; rough; as, a rugged mountain; a rugged road.

2. (n.) Not neat or regular; uneven.

3. (n.) Rough with bristles or hair; shaggy.

4. (n.) Harsh; hard; crabbed; austere; -- said of temper, character, and the like, or of persons.

5. (n.) Stormy; turbulent; tempestuous; rude.

6. (n.) Rough to the ear; harsh; grating; -- said of sound, style, and the like.

7. (n.) Sour; surly; frowning; wrinkled; -- said of looks, etc.

8. (n.) Violent; rude; boisterous; -- said of conduct, manners, etc.

9. (n.) Vigorous; robust; hardy; -- said of health, physique, etc.

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