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Definition of Roughly


  1. In a rough manner; unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely.

Roughly Quotations

The year 2100 will see eugenics universally established. In past ages, the law governing the survival of the fittest roughly weeded out the less desirable strains. Then man's new sense of pity began to interfere with the ruthless workings of nature. As a result, we continue to keep alive and to breed the unfit.
Nikola Tesla

In our own time it has been seen... that simple children, roughly brought up in the wilderness, have begun to draw by themselves, impelled by their own natural genius, instructed solely by the example of these beautiful paintings and sculptures of Nature.
Giorgio Vasari

You know, if a band on a label sold a few hundred thousand copies of their record these days, they wouldn't make any money. But if a band can pump out 10 million copies of a record for free, and 50,000 of those fans come to the band's website to watch pay-per-view videos or buy a t-shirt, that's roughly $10 million in revenue per year.
Tom DeLonge

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.
William C. Bryant

If we gave up eating beef we would have roughly 20 to 30 times more land for food than we have now.
James Lovelock
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Roughly Translations

roughly in French is bourru
roughly in Italian is valutato, zotico
roughly in Latin is inter
roughly in Spanish is bruscamente, grosero, proximamente