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vulgar
used in The Brothers Karamazov

8 uses
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Definition
of bad taste — often crude or offensive

or:

unsophisticated (or common) — especially of taste
  • No, I never dreamed of thinking you a vulgar fool.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (83% in)
  • Do you think I'm a vulgar fool?"
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (83% in)
  • Alyosha, I am not worthy to repeat those lines in my vulgar words and in my vulgar tone, my everlastingly vulgar tone, that I can never cure myself of.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (36% in)
  • Alyosha, I am not worthy to repeat those lines in my vulgar words and in my vulgar tone, my everlastingly vulgar tone, that I can never cure myself of.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (36% in)
  • Alyosha, I am not worthy to repeat those lines in my vulgar words and in my vulgar tone, my everlastingly vulgar tone, that I can never cure myself of.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (36% in)
  • And yet it's not as though the jealous were all vulgar and base souls.
    Book 8 — Mitya (22% in)
  • You are stupid and vulgar.
    Book 11 — Ivan (81% in)
  • How could such a vulgar devil visit such a great man as you!
    Book 11 — Ivan (91% in)

There are no more uses of "vulgar" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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