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    boorishness

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    Let's say that I'm angry because somebody didn't pay me the money I deserved giving some stupid excuses. Can I say then that it's boorishness on their part?

    Is there a better way to say the same?

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    Re: boorishness

    It's possible. In my opinion, it's a bit awkward.
    Boorish = rude, uncouth, impolite as a result of bad breeding, etc.

    I would simply say they were unethical or dishonest.

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    #3

    Re: boorishness

    Quote Originally Posted by wlsullivan View Post

    I would simply say they were unethical or dishonest.
    Hi

    Yes, but I'm looking for a stronger word


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    Re: boorishness

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
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    Yes, but I'm looking for a stronger word
    I should have thought that "dishonest" is a pretty strong word in the circumstances.

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    #5

    Re: boorishness

    Cheap is another possibility.

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