Definition of grossness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡrəʊsnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡroʊsnəs//
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  1. 1(informal) the quality of being very unpleasant I stared at the grossness of the bathroom.
  2. 2(formal or law) the fact of a crime, etc. being very obvious and unacceptable the grossness of her betrayal
  3. 3the quality of being very rude synonym crudeness (3) the grossness of his language
  4. 4the quality of being very fat and ugly