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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


Adjective: showing a lack of politeness or consideration for others; impolite.

Example sentences:

  1. She gave a discourteous reply when asked for directions.
  2. The waiter's discourteous behavior towards the customers resulted in numerous complaints.
  3. It is important to maintain a respectful and courteous attitude even in discourteous situations.

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