Antonyms of noun roughness

1 of 7 senses of roughness

Sense 1
roughness, raggedness -- (a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven)
       Antonym of smoothness (Sense 1)
      => smoothness -- (a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch; "admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"; "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun roughness

7 senses of roughness

Sense 1
roughness, raggedness -- (a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven)
       => texture -- (the feel of a surface or a fabric; "the wall had a smooth texture")

Sense 2
harshness, roughness -- (the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses)
       => unpleasantness -- (the quality of giving displeasure; "the recent unpleasantness of the weather")

Sense 3
crudeness, roughness -- (an unpolished unrefined quality; "the crudeness of frontier dwellings depressed her")
       => inelegance -- (the quality of lacking refinement and good taste)

Sense 4
choppiness, roughness, rough water -- (used of the sea during inclement or stormy weather)
       => storminess -- (the state of being stormy; "he dreaded the storminess of the North Atlantic in winter")

Sense 5
rowdiness, rowdyism, roughness, disorderliness -- (rowdy behavior)
       => disorder -- (a disturbance of the peace or of public order)

Sense 6
pitting, roughness, indentation -- (the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion)
       => corrosion, corroding, erosion -- (erosion by chemical action)

Sense 7
roughness -- (harsh or severe speech or behavior; "men associate the roughness of nonstandard working-class speech with masculinity"; "the roughness of her voice was a signal to keep quiet")
       => intensification -- (action that makes something stronger or more extreme)

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