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noun as in discourtesy

noun as in roughness

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Example Sentences

In the meantime, she continues to speak with idiomatic brusqueness.

There was often a brusqueness in her comings and goings, but she usually left a flavour of herself behind.

Some will be admitted without any question; some will be excluded with a brusqueness almost brutal.

But Miss Lee read in the brusqueness a strong feeling of sorrow for the child.

The brusqueness of my replies, my sinister and wild appearance strengthened their mistrust.

I do not mind her brusqueness any more than he does; in proof whereof I shall speedily pay my respects at Redmon again.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brusqueness, such as: contumely, impoliteness, incivility, profanation, rudeness, and inurbanity.

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