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Meaning of DISCOURTEOUS

Pronunciation:  dis'kurteeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  showing no courtesy; rude; "a distant and at times discourteous young"
  2. [adj]  lacking social graces
 

DISCOURTEOUS is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: abrupt, brusk, brusque, caddish, curt, impolite, short(p), unceremonious, unchivalrous, ungallant, ungracious
 
 Antonyms: courteous
 
 See Also: disrespectful

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*cour"te*ous\ (?; see {Courteous}, 277), a.
[Pref. dis- + courteous: cf. OF. discortois.]
Uncivil; rude; wanting in courtesy or good manners;
uncourteous. -- {Dis*cour"te*ous*ly}, adv. --
{Dis*cour"te*ous*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abrupt, aweless, boorish, brusque, curt, derisive, disparaging, disrespectful, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impertinent, impolite, impudent, inaffable, insolent, irreverent, misbehaved, ridiculing, rude, short, unaccommodating, uncivil, uncomplaisant, uncourteous, uncourtly, ungallant, ungentlemanly, ungracious, unladylike, unmannerly, unpolite
 

 

 

 

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