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[kras-i-tood, -tyood]
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  1. gross ignorance or stupidity.
  2. thickness; grossness.

Origin of crassitude

1400–50; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin crassitūdō thickness. See crass, -i-, -tude
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Historical Examples

  • What then is this Crassitude of the water, with which it resisteth Division?

    Discourse on Floating Bodies

    Galileo Galilei

  • But such is the crassitude of your malignity that after this we hardly dare expect you.

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