discourteously


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.discourteously - in an impolite manner; "he treated her impolitely"
courteously, politely - in a polite manner; "the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'"
Translations

discourteously

[dɪsˈkɜːtɪəslɪ] ADVdescortésmente

discourteously

[dɪsˈkɜːtɪəslɪ] advscortesemente
References in classic literature ?
But if you think I have been discourteously reticent with you or anyone, I will go to the extreme limit of my custom.
Highlight of the social calendar was an annual grand ball in Newcastle's Assembly rooms, held every year through the 19th century from 1828: In all, 343 ladies and gentlemen, who included nearly the whole of the gentry of the neighbourhood, interrupted only once by an uncivil outbreak of the new plague, King Cholera, whose ravages discourteously took no heed of civil society.
I have never seen him speak discourteously to anyone or raise his voice, even in times of stress.
She rises from the table discourteously, elevating herself over the still-seated Mae Jampa when she should crawl backwards.
Smith" in room 12], behaving discourteously or insensitively toward patients, ignoring patients' pleas or demands for help, etc.) are experiencing a stronger form of burnout than those experiencing emotional exhaustion alone and are in the greatest danger of quitting.
Treating the client discourteously or disrespectfully by, for example, showing rudeness or routinely failing to keep appointments with the client, without prior information, is also punishable.
"But for those that have discourteously not contacted to cancel a prearranged booking, here's why you're killing us with your disregard; we have spoiled stock that must be binned, we still pay for staff wages and amenities to keep a place heated, lit, oven, smokers burning in case you show up.
Lyrics: "Alas, my love, you do me wrong To cast me off discourteously."
The youths discourteously blocked his way and accused him of aiding and abetting corruption by holding briefs on many corruption cases thereby frustrating the anti-corruption crusade of the Federal Government.
More precisely, the social call shifts, at the point where Coverdale becomes discourteously inquisitive, in the direction of social work.
For using him discourteously, may the sins o' the poor people be so few that you sha' not be able to spare so much out o' your gettings as will pay for the hire of a lame starved hackney to ride to an execution, but go a-foot to the gallows and be hanged.
A violation of trust in any of these spheres leads to incivility or "acting rudely or discourteously without regard for others, in violation of norms of respect in social interaction" (Davenport Sypher & Gill, 2012, p.