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Synonyms for rudeness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discourtesy, rudeness(noun)

    a manner that is rude and insulting

    offense, primitivism, crudeness, discourtesy, disrespect, crudity, offensive activity, primitiveness, offence

  2. crudeness, crudity, primitiveness, primitivism, rudeness(noun)

    a wild or unrefined state

    gaucheness, primitivism, crudeness, discourtesy, crudity, primitiveness, roughness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rudeness

    Impertinence primarily denotes what does not pertain or belong to the occasion or the person, and hence comes to signify interference by word or act not consistent with the age, position, or relation of the person interfered with or of the one who interferes; especially, forward, presumptuous, or meddlesome speech. Impudence is shameless impertinence. What would be arrogance in a superior becomes impertinence or impudence in an inferior. Impertinence has less of intent and determination than impudence. We speak of thoughtless impertinence, shameless impudence. Insolence is literally that which is against custom, i. e., the violation of customary respect and courtesy. Officiousness is thrusting upon others unasked and undesired service, and is often as well-meant as it is annoying. Rudeness is the behavior that might be expected from a thoroughly uncultured person, and may be either deliberate and insulting or unintentional and even unconscious. Compare ARROGANCE; ASSURANCE; EFFRONTERY; PERTNESS.

    assurance, boldness, effrontery, forwardness, impertinence, impudence, incivility, insolence, intrusiveness, officiousness, pertness, presumption, sauciness

    bashfulness, coyness, diffidence, humility, lowliness, meekness, modesty, submissiveness

    The impudence of, or impudence from, a subordinate to a superior.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rudeness(n.)

    roughness, ruggedness

  2. rudeness(n.)

    inelegance, uncouthness, barbarousness, clownishness

  3. rudeness(n.)

    coarseness, incivility, insolence, impertinence, pertness, sauciness, surliness, gruffness, churlishness, currishness, presumption, effrontery, face, assurance, front, brass, CHEEK, ill-breeding

  4. rudeness(n.)

    violence, boisterousness, severity, inclemency

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    insolence, profanity, impertinence, discourtesy

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How to use rudeness in a sentence?

  1. John Locke:

    There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.

  2. Parzival:

    with in war comes peace. with in peace comes war. with in kindness comes rudeness. with in rudeness comes kindness. with in hunger comes fed. with in fed comes hunger.

  3. St. John Baptist de La Salle, The Rules of Christian Manners and Civility (c. 1695):

    Children are guilty of unpardonable rudeness when they spit in the face of a companion; neither are they excusable who spit from windows or on walls or furniture.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you can be Kind in the Land of Rudeness, you can be King in the Land of Kindness.

  5. Perry Brass:

    Although some fools find rudeness sexy, it is never the path to seduction.

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