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synonyms for discourtesy

  • brusqueness
  • contumely
  • impoliteness
  • incivility
  • profanation
  • rudeness
  • inurbanity
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antonyms for discourtesy

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  • courtesy
  • politeness
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How to use discourtesy in a sentence

This was not done; but during several days the ill humour of the Lower House showed itself by a studied discourtesy.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
For a wise man, he seems never to have been sufficiently aware how much offence is given by discourtesy in small things.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
But Miss Mildmay did not resent the little discourtesy—her mind was pursuing its own train of thought. '
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
The girl will not resent indifference, even discourtesy and neglect, if only her aim is accomplished.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
Was this an intentional act of discourtesy on the part of the viceroy?
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
Frederick had directed the rhinegrave to request Henry to excuse this apparent discourtesy on the ground of his feeble health.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
On appealing to the local magistrate, he was treated by that functionary with great discourtesy.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ARTVARIOUS
I intended you no discourtesy, Mrs. Pain: but, for one thing, I did not know where you might be met with.
THE SHADOW OF ASHLYDYATMRS. HENRY WOOD
He felt the superiority of Rex's position, and would not stoop to force the situation by any brutal discourtesy.
GREIFENSTEINF. MARION CRAWFORD
On the other hand, letters may be so brief as to produce an impression of abrupt discourtesy.
HOW TO WRITE LETTERS (FORMERLY THE BOOK OF LETTERS)MARY OWENS CROWTHER
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCOURTESY

  • boorishnesses
  • discourtesies
  • disrespect
  • impoliteness
  • inconsiderations
  • unmannerlinesses
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