boorishness


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boor·ish

 (bo͝or′ĭsh)
adj.
Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior.

boor′ish·ly adv.
boor′ish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boorishness - the manner of a rude or insensitive person
rudeness, discourtesy - a manner that is rude and insulting
2.boorishness - inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boorboorishness - inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor
inelegance - the quality of lacking refinement and good taste
Translations

boorishness

[ˈbʊərɪʃnɪs] Ngrosería f

boorishness

boorishness

[ˈbʊərɪʃnɪs] nmaleducazione f
References in classic literature ?
The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.
As he banged me down upon my feet his face was bent close to mine and I did the only thing a gentleman might do under the circumstances of brutality, boorishness, and lack of consideration for a stranger's rights; I swung my fist squarely to his jaw and he went down like a felled ox.
The men of Helium were noted for their gallantry--not for boorishness. Possibly it was the Earth blood that flowed in his veins.
From the first the Russian had exhibited every trait of his true character--selfishness, boorishness, arrogance, cowardice, and lust.
The way he had behaved to me could not be put down to mere boorishness. There was something else under his scorn and impatience.
The lack of a quality product often attracts those who can be best described as 'bottom feeders' who seem to revel in their selfishness, poor behaviour, rudeness and loutish boorishness, in which I include, to my sorrow, many fellow countrymen.
Boorishness and worse Going by Colombo's boorishness that is unbecoming of a national capital long after Sri Lanka ceased to be a British/European colony, Sajith P did his schooling in one of the city's famed 'colleges' (read: schools) and also a counterpart in the UK.
How could one tell him they loathed his arrogance, his rudeness, his boorishness and only worked because they were on his visa.
I was frustrated to see the entire atmosphere and the boorishness behaviour of the bank staff.
There is crassness, boorishness - in Filipino, kabastusan - in the way an insult is delivered.
In addition to gluttony, the school had a reputation for boorishness, which derived from another notorious maxim of Epicurus: 'Hoist sail and steer clear of all culture.'
Honesty is regarded as weakness; rudeness and boorishness as "macho".