Definition of brusqueness:
- conciseness (part of speech: noun)
severity (part of speech: noun)
- "Adventures In Contentment", David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker.
This is another typical asset of a Prussian Service officer, especially a naval man, and is quite contrary to the usual characteristics of English officials, whose brusqueness is too well and unpleasantly known.- "The Secrets of the German War Office", Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves.
- "Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890", Octavius Brooks Frothingham.