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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An abrupt discourteous manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • Stunned by his curtness, she clicked off the cell.
  • "Mine's Francis Yager," spoken with equal curtness.
  • The curtness of his tone and his refusal struck Mr. Golyadkin.
  • He hesitated perceptibly, then agreed with his usual curtness. for more
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