1. rawness, damp, dampness, moistness

usage: a chilly dampness; "the rawness of the midnight air"

2. incompleteness, rawness, integrity, unity, wholeness

usage: the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect; "the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research"; "the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable"

3. tenderness, soreness, rawness, pain, hurting

usage: a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched); "the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness"; "after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on"

4. inexperience, rawness, ignorance

usage: lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding derived from experience; "procedural inexperience created difficulties"; "their poor behavior was due to the rawness of the troops"

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