Noun Abrasiveness Definition and Examples


Noun:

Abrasiveness

Pronunciation:

/əˈbreɪsɪvnəs/

Definition:
1.

noun

  1. 'The first movement's lunging abrasiveness reminds you that he was Xenakis's favourite pupil.'
  2. 'But it adds to the general abrasiveness and awfulness of urban life, rather than commenting on it.'


noun

1. any material or substance used for grinding, polishing, etc., as emery, pumice, or sandpaper. adjective

2. tending to abrade; causing abrasion; abrading.

3. tending to annoy or cause ill will; overly aggressive: an abrasive personality.


Examples:

"people/places/organizations can have abrasivenesses."
"hairs can have abrasivenesses."
"abrasivenesses can be about approaches."

Origin:

abrasive


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