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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rude

    Whatever is not civilized is barbarian; barbaric indicates rude magnificence, uncultured richness; as, barbaric splendor, a barbaric melody. Barbarous refers to the worst side of barbarian life, and to revolting acts, especially of cruelty, such as a civilized man would not be expected to do; as, a barbarous deed. We may, however, say barbarous nations, barbarous tribes, without implying anything more than want of civilization and culture. Savage is more distinctly bloodthirsty than barbarous. In this sense we speak of a savage beast and of barbarous usage.

    Synonyms:
    atrocious, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, brutal, cruel, inhuman, merciless, savage, uncivilized, uncouth, untamed

    Antonyms:
    civilized, courtly, cultured, delicate, elegant, graceful, humane, nice, polite, refined, tender, urbane

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-mannered, bad-mannered, rude, unmannered, unmannerlyadjective

    socially incorrect in behavior

    "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion"

    Synonyms:
    uncivil, yokelish, unmannered, unmannerly, lowbred, natural, underbred, raw(a), ill-mannered, primitive, ill-bred, rude(a), crude, bad-mannered, bounderish

    Antonyms:
    later(a), refined, polite, processed, late

  2. ill-bred, bounderish, lowbred, rude, underbred, yokelishadjective

    (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

    Synonyms:
    uncivil, yokelish, unmannered, unmannerly, lowbred, natural, raw(a), primitive, ill-mannered, ill-bred, underbred, rude(a), crude, bad-mannered, bounderish

    Antonyms:
    processed, late, polite, refined, later(a)

  3. uncivil, rudeadjective

    lacking civility or good manners

    "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather

    Synonyms:
    uncivil, yokelish, unmannered, unmannerly, lowbred, natural, underbred, raw(a), ill-mannered, primitive, ill-bred, rude(a), crude, bad-mannered, bounderish

    Antonyms:
    polite, processed, late, later(a), refined

  4. natural, raw(a), rude(a)adjective

    (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes

    "natural yogurt"; "natural produce"; "raw wool"; "raw sugar"; "bales of rude cotton"

    Antonyms:
    refined, polite, processed, late, later(a)

  5. crude, primitive, rudeadjective

    belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness

    "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"

    Synonyms:
    bad-mannered, ill-bred, rough, yokelish, primitive, unrefined, crude(a), underbred, rude(a), vulgar, bounderish, archaic, gross, raw, lowbred, naive, stark(a), earthy, crude, unprocessed, blunt, ill-mannered, unmannered, raw(a), unmannerly, natural, uncivil

    Antonyms:
    refined, later(a), processed, polite, late

Editors Contribution

  1. honestrude

    1. to be honest and rude at the same time.

    its not rude it is the honestrude

    Submitted by rinat on September 9, 2019  

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How to use rude in a sentence?

  1. Cathey Haley:

    Fox News’s quite odorful, Fox News’s a rude awakening at times, when a skunk lets go right underneath your house or right under your bed, it makes for a very interesting night of sleep, or lack thereof.

  2. Thomas Jefferson:

    Never enter into dispute or argument with another. I never yet saw an instance of one of two disputants convincing the other by argument. I have seen many on their getting warm, becoming rude and shooting one another.

  3. David Wilezol:

    And except for a couple passing references to China, which are not nearly enough, this speech was lacking in addressing other national security matters, that’s not surprising, given the disaster the Biden administration created on our southern border and the rude awakening that awaits Americans if the administration successfully re-enters the indefensible Iran nuclear deal.

  4. Jared Taylor:

    I consider it rude, I don't condone it, but it's obviously not a hate crime.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Be kind to all and rude to none.


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