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See definition of churlishness on Dictionary.com
  • as inacrimony
  • as inasperity
  • as inmeanness

synonyms for churlishness

  • animosity
  • antagonism
  • belligerence
  • bitterness
  • ill feeling
  • ill will
  • rancor
  • acerbity
  • antipathy
  • asperity
  • astringency
  • crankiness
  • harshness
  • irascibility
  • malevolence
  • malice
  • peevishness
  • rudeness
  • sarcasm
  • spite
  • tartness
  • unkindness
  • virulence
  • mordancy

antonyms for churlishness

MOST RELEVANT
  • good will
  • love
  • benevolence
  • kindness
  • liking
  • mildness
  • sympathy
  • civility
  • courtesy
  • diplomacy
  • flattery
  • politeness
  • sweetness
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How to use churlishness in a sentence

"And yet it was a handsome cavalcade," continued the proprietor, his predilection for pomp overcoming his churlishness.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
Young B——k told him, in no kind humour, that his churlishness in retaining the dog had lost them a fine hare.
DOG BREAKINGWILLIAM NELSON HUTCHINSON
If some churlish person does not own the ascendency, you know that the churlishness goes deep into the character.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF ST JOHN, VOL. IIMARCUS DODS
Several of the dancers—had the will to do it been enough—were minded to stop and rebuke him for his churlishness.
TWO SIDES OF THE FACEARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
It would never have even occurred to her to be guilty of the churlishness of turning away to go homeward.
MARIQUITAJOHN AYSCOUGH
His churlishness, and his contempt for those who spend money freely.
ONTARIO TEACHERS' MANUALS: LITERATUREONTARIO MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
One natural symptom of it was his renewed churlishness as to all local matters.
ROBERT ELSMEREMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
He pitched his cigarette overboard and turned to her with less of churlishness in his bearing.
THE SWINDLER AND OTHER STORIESETHEL M. DELL
Such an incident must needs win pardon for Garrick's churlishness in defending his possessions.
AMERICANS AND OTHERSAGNES REPPLIER
May be I have carried things too far, even to the bounds of churlishness, and beyond the bounds of good manners.
LORNA DOONER. D. BLACKMORE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHURLISHNESS

  • acerbity
  • animosity
  • antagonism
  • antipathy
  • asperity
  • astringency
  • belligerence
  • bitterness
  • churlishness
  • crankiness
  • harshness
  • ill feeling
  • ill will
  • irascibility
  • malevolence
  • malice
  • mordancy
  • peevishness
  • rancor
  • rudeness
  • sarcasm
  • spite
  • tartness
  • unkindness
  • virulence
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.