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Adjective discourteous has 2 senses
  1. discourteous - showing no courtesy; rude; "a distant and at times discourteous young"
    courteous, chivalrous, gallant, knightly
  2. discourteous, ungracious - lacking social graces
    Antonym: polite (indirect, via impolite)

Definitions from the Web


Part of Speech: Adjective

Sense 1: Showing a lack of politeness; impolite or rude.


  • Popular: The discourteous driver honked at the pedestrian crossing the road.
  • Local: It is considered discourteous to speak loudly during a church service in this village.

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