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

     

    rudeness

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈruːdnəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈruːdnəs//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a lack of respect for other people and their feelings synonym impoliteness She was critical to the point of rudeness. I want to apologize for my rudeness the other day.
  2. 2(especially British English) (usually North American English crudeness) behaviour or comments connected with sex or the body that people find offensive or embarrassing