curtness

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curt

 (kûrt)
adj. curt·er, curt·est
1. Rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner: was curt and businesslike in the meeting; acknowledged him with a curt nod. See Synonyms at gruff.
2. Terse or condensed: a curt text message.

[Middle English, short, brief, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin curtus; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

curt′ly adv.
curt′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curtness - an abrupt discourteous mannercurtness - an abrupt discourteous manner  
rudeness, discourtesy - a manner that is rude and insulting
Translations
فَظاظـه ، اقْتِضاب
úsečnost
afmålthed
kurtaság
hranaskapur
kabalıknezaketsizlik

curtness

[ˈkɜːtnɪs] Nbrusquedad f

curtness

n (of person)Barschheit f; (of remark, reply, letter, refusal)Kürze f, → Knappheit f

curtness

[ˈkɜːtnɪs] nbruschezza

curt

(kəːt) adjective
rudely brief. a curt reply.
ˈcurtly adverb
ˈcurtness noun