Definition for RUG'GED-NESS


  1. The quality or state of being rugged; a roughness; asperity of surface; as, the ruggedness of land or of roads.
  2. Roughness of temper; harshness; surliness.
  3. Coarseness; rudeness of manners.
  4. Storminess; boisterousness; as of a season.

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