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Definition 1: a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for discourtesy in the sense of this definition

(discourtesy is a kind of ...) manner of acting or controlling yourself

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) the act of deriding or treating with contempt

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) an impolite act or expression

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) an offensive disrespectful impudent act

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

"turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) a kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming

"his presumption was intolerable"

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

Definition 2: a manner that is rude and insulting - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for discourtesy in the sense of this definition

(discourtesy is a kind of ...) a way of acting or behaving

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) the manner of a rude or insensitive person

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) an offensive lack of good manners

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) deliberate discourtesy

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) an abrupt discourteous manner

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

Definition 3: an expression of lack of respect - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for discourtesy in the sense of this definition

(discourtesy is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) a rude expression intended to offend or hurt

"when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse" "they yelled insults at the visiting team"

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) contemptuous laughter

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) open disrespect for a person or thing

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) a communication that belittles somebody or something

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) an impudent statement

(... is a kind of discourtesy ) blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)

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