Definitions and Examples of coarsely, roughly
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
In a rough or uneven manner; lacking refinement or precision.
He chopped the vegetables coarsely for the soup.
In an uneven or jagged manner; lacking smoothness or finesse.
The surface of the wall was roughly painted and needed another coat.
Key Differences: coarsely vs roughly
1Coarsely describes something that is rough or uneven in texture or appearance, while roughly describes something that lacks smoothness or finesse.
2Coarsely can also refer to a lack of refinement or precision, while roughly can describe something that is done hastily or without care.
Effective Usage of coarsely, roughly
1Cooking: Use coarsely to describe ingredients that are roughly chopped or ground.
2Crafts: Use roughly to describe a surface that is uneven or jagged.
3Communication: Use these antonyms to convey the level of precision or refinement in a process or product.
The antonyms have distinct nuances: Coarsely conveys roughness or lack of refinement, while roughly denotes a lack of smoothness or finesse. Use these words in cooking, crafts, or communication to convey the level of precision or refinement in a process or product.