discourteous


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dis·cour·te·ous

 (dĭs-kûr′tē-əs)
adj.
Exhibiting no courtesy; rude.

dis·cour′te·ous·ly adv.
dis·cour′te·ous·ness n.

discourteous

(dɪsˈkɜːtɪəs)
adj
showing bad manners; impolite; rude
disˈcourteously adv
disˈcourteousness n

dis•cour•te•ous

(dɪsˈkɜr ti əs)

adj.
not courteous; impolite; rude.
[1570–80]
dis•cour′te•ous•ly, adv.
dis•cour′te•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.discourteous - showing no courtesy; rude; "a distant and at times discourteous young"
disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
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
2.discourteous - lacking social gracesdiscourteous - lacking social graces    
impolite - not polite

discourteous

discourteous

adjective
Translations
فَظ، خالٍ من الكِياسَه
nezdvořilý
uhøflig
ókurteis
nemandagumas
nelaipnsnepieklājīgs

discourteous

[dɪsˈkɜːtɪəs] ADJdescortés

discourteous

[dɪsˈkɜːrtiəs] adj (= rude) [person] → incivil(e), discourtois(e); [behaviour, manners] → discourtois(e)
to be discourteous to sb → se montrer discourtois(e) envers qn
it is discourteous to do ... → il est peu courtois de faire ...

discourteous

adj, discourteously
advunhöflich; we were discourteous ignoredwir wurden unhöflicherweise ignoriert

discourteous

[dɪsˈkɜːtɪəs] adjscortese

discourteous

(disˈkəːtiəs) adjective
not polite; rude. a discourteous remark.
disˈcourtesy (-təsi) noun
References in classic literature ?
In England alone, the incomprehensible and discourteous custom prevails of keeping the host and the dinner waiting for half an hour or more--without any assignable reason and without any better excuse than the purely formal apology that is implied in the words, "Sorry to be late."
Do I seem to thee discourteous? Here however is MY court.
What have I done that you should hold me in this light esteem, and give me these discourteous words?'
I saw my name down to reply, and it seemed discourteous of me not to speak.
'But thou hast said he was low-caste and discourteous.'
I will add, here, that I never got any answer to those letters, or any thanks from either of those sources; and, what is still more discourteous, these corrections have not been made, either in the maps or the guide-books.
At length Brian remarked, what had at first escaped him in the twilight; ``Here is some one either asleep, or lying dead at the foot of this cross Hugo, stir him with the but-end of thy lance.'' This was no sooner done than the figure arose, exclaiming in good French, ``Whosoever thou art, it is discourteous in you to disturb my thoughts.''
"Really I cannot accuse him of planning to run away with Meriem on the evidence that we have, and as he is my guest I should hate to be so discourteous as to ask him to leave; but, if I recall his words correctly, it seems to me that he has spoken of returning home, and I am sure that nothing would delight him more than going north with you--you say you start tomorrow?
I maintain that, to adopt towards the Duke of Buckingham, or any other Englishman, any rigorous measure -- to take even a discourteous step towards him, would be to plunge France and England into the most disastrous disagreement.
"I do not wish to seem discourteous, he said, "but I cannot recognize that you have any right to ask me these questions.
I have to write something discourteous. It would be better if we did not meet.
Simon de Montfort was no man to mince words, and it is doubtless that the old reprobate who sued for his daughter's hand heard some unsavory truths from the man who had twice scandalized England's nobility by his rude and discourteous, though true and candid, speeches to the King.