Definitions of rudeness
  1. noun
    a manner that is rude and insulting
    synonyms: discourtesy
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    courtesy, good manners
    a courteous manner
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    the manner of a rude or insensitive person
    a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage
    an offensive lack of good manners
    deliberate discourtesy
    abruptness, brusqueness, curtness, gruffness, shortness
    an abrupt discourteous manner
    contempt, disrespect
    a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
    cheekiness, crust, freshness, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence
    the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    bad manners, ill-breeding
    impoliteness resulting from ignorance
    crudeness, crudity, gaucheness
    an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement
    chutzpa, chutzpah, hutzpah
    (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
    type of:
    manner, personal manner
    a way of acting or behaving
  2. noun
    a wild or unrefined state
    synonyms: crudeness, crudity, primitiveness, primitivism
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    natural state, state of nature, wild
    a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
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