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Definition of curtness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

curtness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɜːtnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːrtnəs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the quality of appearing rude because very few words are used, or because something is done very quickly synonym abruptness, brusqueness