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synonyms for boorishness

  • ignorance
  • ineptitude
  • amateurishness
  • artlessness
  • coarseness
  • crudeness
  • gawkiness
  • gracelessness
  • greenness
  • inability
  • incompetence
  • ineptness
  • maladroitness
  • rudeness
  • tactlessness
  • uncouthness
  • ungainliness
  • unskillfulness
  • cloddishness
  • inexpertness
  • oafishness
  • uncoordination
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antonyms for boorishness

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  • politeness
  • sophistication
  • artfulness
  • cleverness
  • convenience
  • dexterity
  • ease
  • easiness
  • elegance
  • grace
  • handiness
  • skill
  • straightforwardness
    • decency
    • good
    • goodness
    • morality
    • purity
    • uprightness
    • virtue
    • modesty
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    How to use boorishness in a sentence

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    The never-failing goodness of the chevalier could not but overcome my boorishness; nay, more, it rapidly won my heart.
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    She had always resented the imputation of boorishness and lack of culture his enemies had made against the man she loved.
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    I see no evidence of the boorishness I have always associated with the lives of the Barons of England.
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    "I am having a very interesting and instructive morning in this atmosphere of Irish boorishness," said he.
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    The old folk noted his boorishness and lack of the little refinements which mark the gentleman.
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    Hence, to be a farmer here implies no social inferiority, no rusticity, no boorishness.
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    She looked up, so happily, that I began to reproach myself for my boorishness.
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    I asked, and immediately felt ashamed of my complete boorishness.
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