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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscourteousdis‧cour‧te‧ous /dɪsˈkɜːtiəs $ -ɜːr-/ adjective formal  RUDE/IMPOLITEnot polite, and not showing respect for other people syn rude, impolite It would be discourteous to ignore his request.see thesaurus at rudediscourteously adverb
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discourteousHe was fascinated by Laura's stories of psychoanalysis and his overenthusiastic questions almost verged on the discourteous.It would have been enormously discourteous.The sales staff were discourteous and slow.I have allowed several interruptions and, although I do not wish to be discourteous, I should get on.All this, discourteous though it was, seemed normal enough.He claimed that the officer had been discourteous to him.Female respondents also complained that men drive too fast and are often very discourteous to others.It would have seemed discourteous to refuse his offer.
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