Antonyms of adj brusque

1 sense of brusque

Sense 1
brusque, brusk, curt, short (predicate) -- (marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him")

INDIRECT (VIA discourteous) -> courteous -- (characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners; "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon)

Similarity of adj brusque

1 sense of brusque

Sense 1
brusque, brusk, curt, short (predicate) -- (marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him")
       => discourteous (vs. courteous) -- (showing no courtesy; rude; "a distant and at times discourteous young")

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