Definition of Boorishness

1. Noun. The manner of a rude or insensitive person.

Generic synonyms: Discourtesy, Rudeness
Derivative terms: Boorish



2. Noun. Inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor.
Exact synonyms: Uncouthness
Generic synonyms: Inelegance
Derivative terms: Uncouth

Definition of Boorishness

1. Noun. The state or characteristic of being a boor or of being boorish; boorish behaviour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boorishness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boorishness

boongarys
boongas
boongs
boonies
boonless
boons
boop
boops
boor
boord
boorde
boordes
boords
boorish
boorishly
boorishness (current term)
boorishnesses
boorka
boorkas
boors
boortree
boortrees
booru
boos
boose
boosed
booser
boosers
booses

Literary usage of Boorishness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Travels in Portugal by Oswald Crawfurd (1875)
"... in connection with British Naval History—Serious Quarrel between Guide and Innkeeper's Family—boorishness and Virtues of the Galicians—Story of a ..."

2. Religious Training in the School and Home: A Manual for Teachers and Parents by Elias Hershey Sneath, George Hodges, Henry Hallam Tweedy (1917)
"boorishness is often due to an excess of animalism. ... Where boorishness is wilful it should be dealt with uncompromisingly, as it is immoral in character, ..."

3. The Art of Conversation: With Directions for Self Education by Charles Godfrey Leland (1865)
"... displaying meanwhile in hia conversation little save conceited boorishness, snubbing his hostess at intervals, insulting his fellow guests in the style ..."

4. The Leech Club: Or, The Mysteries of the Catskills by George Washington Owen (1874)
"To hear these urbane people deprecate boorishness, a stranger who did not scrutinize their manners too closely, would never have supposed that most of them ..."

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