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Exhibiting no courtesy; rude.

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


, discourtesy
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The article stipulate sthat if any violations or discourteousness are committed in the court hearing, the court shall immediately file a lawsuit against the defendant and issue a ruling after hearing his lawyer and the prosecution.
Hosts of online realms may strive to institute patterns of politeness or to use legitimate judiciousness (Schwieler and Magrini, 2015) as an instrument of troll handling, where users may be adopting online discourteousness. (Coles and West, 2016)
Kpeke of Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, the discourteousness and the insensitivity of the "green gods" are brought to the fore in order to demonstrate that the Nigerian government has but a single agenda for the Niger Delta people, the urgency to completely silence them regardless of the mechanism deployed.
Okay, but there is no room in our social circles for discourteousness.
Following the norms of discourteousness, the world would never give you more than you deserve and sometimes you might be even denied of your rightful share.
At the same time, Gawain is aware that giving in to her temptations would be an extreme act of discourteousness and disloyalty towards his host, Sir Bertilak de Hautdesert.