discourtesy


dis·cour·te·sy

noun \-ˈkər-tə-sē\

: rude or impolite behavior

: a rude act

Full Definition of DISCOURTESY

1
:  rudeness
2
:  a rude act

Examples of DISCOURTESY

  1. His tardiness was just another in a series of small discourtesies.
  2. <the courtiers shuddered at the discourtesy shown to the king>

First Known Use of DISCOURTESY

1555

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