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Definition of "uncouthness" []

  • The characteristic of being uncouth. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "uncouthness" in a sentence
  • "Her manner to him was so gentle and gracious that Mrs. Gibson became alarmed, lest, in spite of his 'uncouthness' (as she was pleased to term it), he might come to be preferred to Osborne, who was so strangely neglecting his own interests, in Mrs. Gibson's opinion."
  • "In the email, Bourne, 60, from Dawlish, Devon, apparently rebukes Withers, 29, for her behaviour during a visit to the family in April, which she describes as "staggering in its uncouthness and lack of grace"."
  • "The story is vaguely compelling, shot through with occasional snatches of uncouthness."