gruffness vs hoarseness what difference

what is difference between gruffness and hoarseness

English

Etymology

gruff +‎ -ness

Noun

gruffness (countable and uncountable, plural gruffnesses)

  1. The characteristic or quality of being gruff


English

Etymology

From Middle English hosnesse, from Old English hāsnes; equivalent to hoarse +‎ -ness.

Noun

hoarseness (usually uncountable, plural hoarsenesses)

  1. The quality of being hoarse, of having a dry harsh voice.
    The hoarseness of her voice was caused by years of smoking.

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