Definition of rudeness in English:
1Lack of manners; discourteousness: what I will not tolerate is rudeness Alice becomes disgusted by the rudeness of her three companions
More example sentences
- Lady Catherine was clearly annoyed at his apparent rudeness.
- I blurted out, then blushed at my unnecessary rudeness.
- Mary sedately entered the parlour, admonishing her youngest sister's rudeness.
discourteousness, discourtesy, lack of manners, bad manners, impoliteness, impertinence, impudence, insolence, effrontery, audacity, presumptuousness, cheek, cheekiness, incivility, disrespect, disrespectfulness, churlishness, crassness, curtness, brusqueness, bluntness, ungraciousness, brashness, sharpness, abusiveness;
tactlessness, lack of tact, lack of diplomacy, ungentlemanly behaviour, unladylike behaviour, boorishness, uncouthness
archaic malapertness, contumely
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