HyperDic: discourteous

English > 2 senses of the word discourteous:
ADJECTIVEalldiscourteousshowing no courtesy
alldiscourteous, ungraciouslacking social graces
English > discourteous: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing no courtesy; rude.
Example"a distant and at times discourteous young"
Attribute ofcourtesy, good mannersA courteous manner
Narrowerabruptsurprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner
brusque, brusk, curt, shortmarked by rude or peremptory shortness
caddish, unchivalrous, ungallantoffensively discourteous
unceremoniousWithout due formalities
See alsodisrespectfulExhibiting lack of respect
OppositecourteousCharacterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
English > discourteous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking social graces.
Broaderimpolitenot polite
Adverbsdiscourteouslyin an impolite manner

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