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Rudeness (also called effrontery) is showing disrespect to people or cultures. These have been created by boundaries of normally accepted behavior.

Forms of rudeness include acting inconsiderate, insensitive, deliberately offensive, impolite, a faux pas, obscenity, profanity and violating taboos such as deviancy. In some cases, an act of rudeness can go so far as to be a crime, for example, the crime of hate speech.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Westacott, E (2006). "The Rights and Wrongs of Rudeness". International Journal of Applied Philosophy. 20 (1): 1–22. doi:10.5840/ijap20062013.