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noun as in disrespect

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So legion are the reports of discourtesy that some customer-facing businesses have been forced to play Miss Manners.

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I didn't mean to convey any discourtesy and I apologise if I did.

This was not done; but during several days the ill humour of the Lower House showed itself by a studied discourtesy.

For a wise man, he seems never to have been sufficiently aware how much offence is given by discourtesy in small things.

But Miss Mildmay did not resent the little discourtesy—her mind was pursuing its own train of thought. '

The girl will not resent indifference, even discourtesy and neglect, if only her aim is accomplished.

Was this an intentional act of discourtesy on the part of the viceroy?


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discourtesy, such as: brusqueness, contumely, impoliteness, incivility, profanation, and rudeness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.