What does discourtesy mean?

Definitions for discourtesy
dɪsˈkɜr tə sidis·cour·tesy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disrespect, discourtesy(noun)

    an expression of lack of respect

  2. discourtesy, rudeness(noun)

    a manner that is rude and insulting

  3. discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activity(noun)

    a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others


  1. discourtesy(Noun)

    Lack of courtesy; rudeness.

  2. discourtesy(Noun)

    A rude act.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discourtesy(noun)

    rudeness of behavior or language; ill manners; manifestation of disrespect; incivility

  2. Origin: [Pref. dis- + courtesy: cf. OF. descourtoisie.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discourtesy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discourtesy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of discourtesy in a Sentence

  1. Jean de la Bruyere:

    Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy.

  2. Emmanuel Macrons:

    I often say that if the age relationship were to be inverted, it wouldn't shock anybody, people would find it great, she is beautiful, and the fact that she's 20 years older than I am is terrible, because it is an issue of mockery, of terrible discourtesy. I give in to nothing, but it has taught us a lot, including in politics. We never build ourselves in relation to others' gaze.

Images & Illustrations of discourtesy

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