churlishness

  • 1 Churlishness — Churl ish*ness, n. Rudeness of manners or temper; lack of kindness or courtesy. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 churlishness — churlish ► ADJECTIVE ▪ rude, mean spirited, and surly. DERIVATIVES churlishly adverb churlishness noun …

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  • 3 churlishness — noun see churlish …

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  • 4 churlishness — See churlishly. * * * …

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  • 5 churlishness — noun the state of being churlish …

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  • 6 churlishness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. surliness, coarseness, roughness; see rudeness …

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  • 7 churlishness — n. rudeness; lack of education …

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  • 8 churlishness — n. 1. Rudeness, incivility, roughness, brutishness. 2. Crabbedness, moroseness, sullenness, tartness, acrimony, acerbity, asperity, harshness, bitterness, ill temper. 3. Niggardliness, stinginess, penuriousness, closeness, meanness, miserliness,… …

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  • 9 churlishness — n 1. rusticity, ruralism, agrarianism; pastoralism, pastorality, bucolicism; inurbanity, back woodsiness, provincialism, provinciality, yokelism, Sl. hickishness; hominess, homeliness, homishness, Inf. folksiness. 2. boorishness, loutishness,… …

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  • 10 churlishness — churl·ish·ness …

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  • 11 churlishness — noun see churlish …

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  • 12 Discourtesy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Discourtesy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 discourtesy discourtesy Sgm: N 1 ill breeding ill breeding Sgm: N 1 ill manners ill manners bad manners ungainly manners Sgm: N 1 insuavity insuavity Sgm: N 1 uncourteousness …

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  • 13 Sullenness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sullenness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sullenness sullenness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 morosity morosity spleen Sgm: N 1 churlishness churlishness &c.(discourtesy) 895 Sgm: N 1 irascibility irascibility &c. 901 …

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  • 14 harshness — n. 1. Roughness. 2. Austerity, rigor, severity, sternness, crabbedness, moroseness, churlishness, ill temper, asperity, ill nature, hardness, unkindness, acerbity. 3. Rudeness, incivility, bluntness, bluffness, ungraciousness, churlishness,… …

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  • 15 churlish — adjective Date: before 12th century 1. of, resembling, or characteristic of a churl ; vulgar 2. marked by a lack of civility or graciousness ; surly 3. difficult to work with or deal with ; intractable …

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  • 20 churlish — churlishly, adv. churlishness, n. /cherr lish/, adj. 1. like a churl; boorish; rude: churlish behavior. 2. of a churl; peasantlike. 3. niggardly; mean. 4. difficult to work or deal with, as soil. [bef. 1000; ME cherlish, OE ceorlisc. See CHURL,… …

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