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[ UK /dɪskˈɜːti‍əs/ ]
  1. lacking social graces
  2. showing no courtesy; rude
    a distant and at times discourteous young
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How To Use discourteous In A Sentence

  • She has repeatedly accused the protesters of being discourteous.
  • Blowing smoke across a room is not much different and the grossly discourteous and rude habit in which smokers engaged was awful.
  • He said the serious disagreement between the two countries should not permit discourteous or rude behavior.
  • You're a foul thing -- a muckworm -- Sir Rowland," added Trenchard amiably, "and you've been discourteous to a lady, for which may Heaven forgive you -- I can't. Mistress Wilding
  • I do apologise, Miss Drew... "I was indeed horrified to realise I had been discourteous to a lady. ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
  • An employee also charged that he was discourteous.
  • “Be patient, Sir Geoffrey,” said the Countess, who now discerned the cause of her kinswoman’s apprehension; “and be assured I did not need your chivalry to defend me against this discourteous faitour, as Morte d’Arthur would have called him. Peveril of the Peak
  • The commission found that Rumboll's administration and management was characterised by bullying, non-consultation, discourteousness, harassment and intimidation of staff and colleagues. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • He said Sire Galan had spoken up when this cataphract eyed him, saying he wondered why he gazed so discourteously. Wildfire
  • a distant and at times discourteous young
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