Definition of grottiness in US English:

grottiness

noun

British
informal
  • See grotty

    • ‘I have tremendously fond memories of the Free Trade Hall, despite its general grottiness, and its poor acoustics.’
    • ‘She smiled faintly as we described its peppery grottiness.’
    • ‘It's an early attempt at mythologising the harsh urban grottiness of the built environment of a gigantic city and juxtaposing it with the image of a young woman.’
    • ‘I was in the midst of this brief erotic daydream when she suddenly looked up, making me feel suddenly guilty, acutely aware of my own grottiness and altogether rather unworthy of her.’
    • ‘Or was it some kind of situationist art installation designed to highlight the grottiness of the lavatory?’