Definition of churlishness in US English:

churlishness

noun

  • See churlish

    • ‘As a professor, it would be the height of churlishness to complain about such industrious habits.’
    • ‘This dispelled my churlishness and the rest of the route through the grounds and lovely farmland was much enjoyed.’
    • ‘My mother looks at Dad and raises her eyebrows at my infinite churlishness.’
    • ‘Rory's churlishness doesn't keep his family from rushing to his hospital bedside, however.’

Pronunciation

churlishness

/ˈCHərliSHnəs//ˈtʃərlɪʃnəs/