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Boorishness meaning

grobianism meaning

Noun: boorishness Pronunciation: (bor-ish-nus) Boorishness meaning: The manner of a rude or insensitive person Inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor Synonyms: grobianism, uncouth, discourteous, unladylike, ill-bred, churlish, gruff Adverb: boorishly Adjective: boorish Quotations: Lucius …

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Grobianism meaning

grobianism meaning

Noun: grobianism Pronunciation: (gro-bi-an-ism) Grobianism meaning: Slovenly behavior or boorishness. Very rude and lacking good manners. Synonyms: boorishness Quotations: Anonymous – Grobianism should not be encouraged since it is no good. Sample sentences: Grobians are …

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Disdainful meaning

fastuous meaning

Adjective: disdainful Pronunciation: (dis’deyn-ful) Disdainful meaning: Expressing extreme contempt. Synonyms: contemptuous, insulting, scornful Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy. Synonyms: haughty, imperious, prideful, supercilious, swaggering, fastuous, ostentatious …

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Ostentatious meaning

fastuous meaning

Adjective: ostentatious Pronunciation: (ós,ten’tey-shus) Ostentatious meaning: Intended to attract notice and impress others. Marked by conspicuous and sometimes pretentious display. Tawdry or vulgar. Lack of respect. Synonyms: pretentious, conspicuous, obtrusive, flamboyant, gaudy, garish, tinsel, brash, …

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Haughty meaning

fastuous meaning

Adjective: haughty Pronunciation: (ho-tee) Haughty meaning: Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy. Insulting attitude of people where they think that they are better, smarter and more important …

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Fastuous meaning

fastuous meaning

Adjective: fastuous Pronunciation: (fas-choo-us) Fastuous meaning: Proud; haughty; disdainful; arrogant Ostentatious or very showy. Synonyms: ostentatious, haughty, disdainful, scornful Related terms: fastuousness Quotations: Loren Berengere – It’s not fastuous, not circuitous, and not hotchpotch. It’s …

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Parsimonious meaning

tightwad meaning

Adjective: parsimonious Pronunciation: (paa(r)-su’mow-nee-us) Parsimonious meaning: Excessively unwilling to spend money. Exhibited or marked by parsimony. Synonyms: miserly, penurious, niggardly, penny-pinching, cheese-paring, close-fisted, ungenerous, tightwad Adverb: parsimoniously Quotations: Henry Ward Beecher – By labor the …

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Impoverish meaning

destitute meaning

Verb: impoverish Pronunciation: (im’pó-vu-rish) Impoverish meaning: Make poor Exhaust the strength or vitality of or become poor. Synonyms: immiserate, penury, destitute, indigence, pauperism Derived forms: impoverishing, impoverishes, impoverished Quotations: Frederic Bastiat – They will come …

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Indigence meaning

destitute meaning

Noun: indigence Pronunciation: (in-di-jun(t)s) Indigence meaning: A state of extreme poverty or destitution. Synonyms: need, penury, pauperism, destitution, impoverished Derived forms: indigences Quotations: James Madison – Measures should be enacted which, without violating the rights …

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Indigent meaning

destitute meaning

Adjective: indigent Pronunciation: (in-di-junt) Indigent meaning: Poor enough to need help from others. Synonyms: destitute, impoverished, needy, penury, pauperism, parsimonious Noun: indigent Indigent meaning: A person who is very poor. Synonyms: pauper, poor, impecunious Derived …

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