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discourteous

[dis-kur-tee-uh s] /dɪsˈkɜr ti əs/
adjective
1.
not courteous; impolite; uncivil; rude:
a discourteous salesman.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; dis-1 + courteous
Related forms
discourteously, adverb
discourteousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for discourteously

discourteous

/dɪsˈkɜːtɪəs/
adjective
1.
showing bad manners; impolite; rude
Derived Forms
discourteously, adverb
discourteousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for discourteously

discourteous

adj.

1560s; see dis- + courteous. Related: Discourteously.

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