One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he'd been short and uncivil with her’
impolite, rude, insulting, discourteous, disrespectful, unmannerly, bad-mannered, ill-mannered, impertinent, impudent, ill-bred, ungallant, unchivalrous, ungracious, brusque, tart, sharp, short, curt, offhand, gruff, surly, sullen, churlish, uncouth, ungentlemanly, unladylike, boorish, oafish, loutish, rough, coarse, vulgar
informal off, offish, fresh, flip
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