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It was rude of her to ask for thanks, but then, you already knew that she was new to good behavior.

I know it's not an easy trip, but her mom has gone on five-plus-hour plane rides before, so this comes across to me as rude.

So approach this knowing that they are not being intentionally rude.

In the current climate, it would hardly be considered rude or even noteworthy.

There has, however, been new gains in spending from those advertisers in rude health, like loungewear.

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A genuine show of celebrity rudeness, followed by an insincere PR performance?

I knew the rudeness I was committing, but still I rose and left the church.

To Andrew, it would appear, rudeness is a way of life — whether you are high-born or from below stairs.

And "just to walk a few blocks requires barging your way through a melee of noise and rudeness and madness."

Moreover, not all of the identified "rudeness" is actually rude; it's just different customs.

"I wonder if she has ever tried to condense rudeness into an epigram," said Isabel viciously, pausing in her narrative.

A vulgar fellow treated him with rudeness, and for days he treasured up the man's words, and repeated them to himself.

Even in the same scene, time will alter every form, and render the exquisite polish of last year, obsolete rudeness next year.

Many will be shamed into apology, who would annoy you for hours, if you encouraged them by acts of rudeness on your own part.

Never, upon any account, or under any provocation, return rudeness by rudeness.

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On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rudeness, such as: disrespect, acrimony, asperity, audacity, barbarity, and bluntness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.