What is another word for Churlishness?

402 synonyms found


[ t͡ʃˈɜːlɪʃnəs], [ t‍ʃˈɜːlɪʃnəs], [ tʃ_ˈɜː_l_ɪ_ʃ_n_ə_s]

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How to use "Churlishness" in context?

Churlishness is a personality trait characterized by an acerbic wit, a prickly demeanor, and a mean streak. Generally, people exhibiting churlishness are insensitive and uninterested in others, and often behave in a contentious or competitive manner. They may be quick to criticize and find joy in thwarting others.

Churlishness can be a result of a difficult upbringing or difficult personal relationships. People who are churlish often feel insecure and threatened and enjoy rubbing other people the wrong way. They may also have a low sense of self-worth and be attracted to negative environments.

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