Brusqueness



abrupt in manner; blunt; rough:
A brusque welcome greeted his unexpected return.
Historical Examples

Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece John Addington Symonds
The Giant’s Robe F. Anstey
Far to Seek Maud Diver
The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White
New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
The Record of Nicholas Freydon A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
Cinq Mars, Complete Alfred de Vigny
Harry Watson’s High School Days Frank V. Webster
The Quiver, 2/1900 Various

adjective
blunt or curt in manner or speech
adj.

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