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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An abrupt discourteous manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • Perhaps her brusqueness was an attempt to dispel the memory of that embarrassing incident that hung between them.
  • The tone is friendly and free from all brusqueness.
  • She was surprised by the brusqueness in her own voice.
  • "Wot you mean?" demanded Bill, with sudden brusqueness. for more
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