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brusquerie

[broo s-kuh-ree; French bryskuh-ree]
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noun
  1. abruptness and bluntness in manner; brusqueness.
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Origin of brusquerie

1770–75;< French brusquebrusque” + -erie -ery
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  • There seemed no reason, for all his brusquerie, why I should not tell him this.

    The Romance Of Giovanni Calvotti

    David Christie Murray

  • Had her feelings been the other way his brusquerie would have shocked her.

    White Lies

    Charles Reade

  • But his abruptness and brusquerie offer a different indication.

    Lord Montagu's Page

    G. P. R. James

  • There is the brusquerie of heartening in Jeffard's rejoinder.

    The Helpers

    Francis Lynde

  • John d'Albret felt that it was no time to resent this Catalan brusquerie.

    The White Plumes of Navarre

    Samuel Rutherford Crockett