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discourtesy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discourtesy  \Dis*cour"te*sy\,  n.  [Pref.  dis-  +  courtesy:  cf  OF 
  descourtoisie.] 
  Rudeness  of  behavior  or  language;  ill  manners;  manifestation 
  of  disrespect;  incivility. 
 
  Be  calm  in  arguing;  for  fierceness  makes  Error  a  fault, 
  and  truth  discourtesy.  --Herbert. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discourtesy 
  n  1:  an  expression  of  lack  of  respect  [syn:  {disrespect}] 
  2:  a  manner  that  is  rude  and  insulting  [syn:  {rudeness}]  [ant: 
  {courtesy}] 
  3:  a  lack  of  politeness;  a  failure  to  show  regard  for  others 
  [syn:  {offense},  {offence},  {offensive  activity}] 




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