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See definition of brusqueness on Dictionary.com
  • as indiscourtesy
  • as inroughness

synonyms for brusqueness

  • contumely
  • impoliteness
  • incivility
  • profanation
  • rudeness
  • inurbanity

antonyms for brusqueness

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  • courtesy
  • politeness
  • politeness
  • courtesy
  • evenness
  • gentility
  • kindness
  • regularity
  • smoothness
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How to use brusqueness in a sentence

There was often a brusqueness in her comings and goings, but she usually left a flavour of herself behind.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
Some will be admitted without any question; some will be excluded with a brusqueness almost brutal.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
But Miss Lee read in the brusqueness a strong feeling of sorrow for the child.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
The brusqueness of my replies, my sinister and wild appearance strengthened their mistrust.
THE SWORD OF HONOR, VOLUMES 1 & 2EUGNE SUE
I do not mind her brusqueness any more than he does; in proof whereof I shall speedily pay my respects at Redmon again.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
Jim snatched it from his hand without ceremony, in fact with a brusqueness altogether foreign to him.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON
She, half regretting her brusqueness, feared she had offended him, as he made no apparent effort to speak.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
Ignoring his brusqueness, she dropped into one of the ornate rosewood chairs near the table.
THE SUBSTITUTE PRISONERMAX MARCIN
The poor fellow was blushing violently, and Maragliano saw that he was annoyed and hurt by Sam's brusqueness.
BABYLON, VOLUME 2 (OF 3)GRANT ALLEN
Others, while admiring him, regret his brusqueness and hardy invectives.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
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WORDS RELATED TO BRUSQUENESS

  • brusqueness
  • contumely
  • impoliteness
  • incivility
  • inurbanity
  • profanation
  • rudeness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.