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Dictionary definition for: Rude

1. (s) socially incorrect in behavior; "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion"

2. (s) (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

3. (a) lacking civility or good manners; "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather

4. (s) belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man" "primitive movies of the 1890s" "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mo

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