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Discourteous definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISCOURTEOUS, a. Discurteous. [dis and courteous.] Uncivil; rude; uncomplaisant; wanting in good manners; as discourteous knight.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: showing no courtesy; rude; "a distant and at times discourteous young" [ant: courteous]
2: lacking social graces [syn: discourteous, ungracious]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1578 lacking courtesy ; rude discourteously adverb discourteousness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. impolite; rude. Derivatives: discourteously adv. discourteousness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Discourteous Dis*cour"te*ous (?; see Courteous, 277), a. [Pref. dis- + courteous: cf. OF. discortois.] Uncivil; rude; wanting in courtesy or good manners; uncourteous. -- Dis*cour"te*ous*ly, adv. -- Dis*cour"te*ous*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you say that someone is discourteous, you mean that they are rude and have no consideration for the feelings of other people. (FORMAL) = ill-mannered ? courteous ADJ: usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ to n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Uncivil, impolite, uncourtly, uncomplaisant, ungentlemanly, disrespectful, inurbane, unmannerly, uncourteous, brusk or brusque, abrupt, rude, ill-bred, ill-mannered.

Moby Thesaurus

abrupt, aweless, boorish, brusque, curt, derisive, disparaging, disrespectful, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impertinent, impolite, impudent, inaffable, insolent, irreverent, misbehaved, ridiculing, rude, short, unaccommodating, uncivil, uncomplaisant, uncourteous, uncourtly, ungallant, ungentlemanly, ungracious, unladylike, unmannerly, unpolite



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