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Definition of churlishness word

  • noun churlishness The state of being churlish. 1

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churlishness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for churlishness

noun churlishness

  • speech — the faculty or power of speaking; oral communication; ability to express one's thoughts and emotions by speech sounds and gesture: Losing her speech made her feel isolated from humanity.
  • animosity — Animosity is a strong feeling of dislike and anger. Animosities are feelings of this kind.
  • belligerence — the act or quality of being belligerent or warlike; aggressiveness
  • bitterness — having a harsh, disagreeably acrid taste, like that of aspirin, quinine, wormwood, or aloes.
  • ill will — hostile feeling; malevolence; enmity: to harbor ill will against someone.

Antonyms for churlishness

noun churlishness

  • good will — friendly disposition; benevolence; kindness.
  • love — a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.
  • benevolence — inclination or tendency to help or do good to others; charity
  • kindness — the state or quality of being kind: kindness to animals.
  • like — in like manner with; similarly to; in the manner characteristic of: He works like a beaver.

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