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discourtesy

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noun dis·cour·te·sy \-ˈkər-tə-sē\

Simple Definition of discourtesy

  • : rude or impolite behavior

  • : a rude act

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of discourtesy

  1. 1 :  rudeness

  2. 2 :  a rude act

Examples of discourtesy in a sentence

  1. His tardiness was just another in a series of small discourtesies.

  2. <the courtiers shuddered at the discourtesy shown to the king>



1555

First Known Use of discourtesy

1555


DISCOURTESY Defined for Kids

discourtesy

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noun dis·cour·te·sy \dis-ˈkər-tə-sē\

Definition of discourtesy for Students

plural

discourtesies

  1. 1 :  rude behavior <She forgave his discourtesy.>

  2. 2 :  a rude act





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