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Synonyms for rude
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-mannered, bad-mannered, rude, unmannered, unmannerly(adj)

    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, yokelish(adj)

    (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, rude(adj)

    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)(adj)

    (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, rude(adj)

    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

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

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. Jared Taylor:

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

  2. Ozzy Osbourne:

    [ The interviewer ] asked my opinion and I gave it, it was n’t rude. She poses nude, she’s very sexual in her clothes, and even her everyday clothes, it’s very sexual.

  3. Bill Clinton:

    You are very rude, and I'm not ever going to call on you, thank you.

  4. Gordon Adams:

    I think it probably comes as a rude shock for most of them; the adjustment is really hard.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Anyone who is hateful rather than loveful is most likely to be discourteous. That is to say, he or she is most probable to be rude and as well to lack consideration, sympathy and respect for others. Therefore, be loveful for life and never hateful. ~Emeasoba George


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