incompleteness

incompleteness
noun
the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
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the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research

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the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

Syn: ↑rawness
Ant: ↑completeness
Derivationally related forms: ↑raw (for: ↑rawness), ↑incomplete
Hypernyms: ↑integrity, ↑unity, ↑wholeness
Hyponyms: ↑partialness, ↑sketchiness

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