HyperDic: discourtesy

English > 3 senses of the word discourtesy:
NOUNcommunicationdiscourtesy, disrespectan expression / expression of lack of respect
attributediscourtesy, rudenessa manner that is rude and insulting
actdiscourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activitya lack of politeness
English > discourtesy: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn expression / expression of lack of respect.
Synonymdisrespect
Narrowerabuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilificationA rude expression / expression intended to offend or hurt
blasphemyblasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
contempt, scornopen disrespect for a person or thing
derisioncontemptuous laughter
disparagement, depreciation, derogationA communication that belittles somebody or something
impudence, cheek, impertinenceAn impudent / impudent statement
ridiculelanguage or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishdescortesía, respeto
Catalandescortesia
English > discourtesy: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA manner that is rude and insulting.
Synonymrudeness
Narrowerabruptness, brusqueness, curtness, gruffness, shortnessAn abrupt discourteous manner
boorishnessThe manner of a rude or insensitive person
contempt, disrespectA manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshnessThe trait of being rude and impertinent
impolitenessA discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage
incivilityDeliberate discourtesy
ungraciousnessAn offensive lack of good manners
Broadermanner, personal mannerA way of acting or behaving
Oppositecourtesy, good mannersA courteous manner
Spanishdescortesía
Catalandescortesia
English > discourtesy: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others.
Synonymsoffense, offence, offensive activity
Narrowerderision, ridiculeThe act of deriding or treating with contempt / contempt
indelicacyAn impolite act or expression
insolenceAn offensive disrespectful impudent act
insult, affrontA deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
presumptionA kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming
rebuff, slightA deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger / anger or disapproval)
Broaderbehavior, behaviour, conduct, doingsmanner of acting or controlling yourself
Spanishatentado, descortesía, injuria, ofensa
Catalanatemptat, descortesia, injúria, ofensa

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