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discourteousadjective

uk   /dɪˈskɜː.ti.əs/ us   /dɪˈskɝː.t̬i.əs/ formal
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discourteousadjective

us   /dɪsˈkɜr·t̬i·əs/
not caring enough about other people’s feelings; not polite: I felt it was discourteous of him to leave immediately after his talk.
discourtesy
noun [C/U] us   /dɪsˈkɜr·t̬ə·si/
[C] She was never guilty of the slightest discourtesy.
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Translations of “discourteous”
in Korean 무례한…
in Arabic فَظّ…
in Malaysian biadap…
in French impoli…
in Chinese (Traditional) 粗魯的,粗暴的,失禮的…
in Italian scortese…
in Spanish descortés, poco atento, poco formal…
in Vietnamese bất lịch sự…
in Portuguese descortês, sem educação…
in Thai ไม่สุภาพ, หยาบคาย…
in German unhöflich…
in Catalan descortès, poc atent…
in Japanese 失礼な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 粗鲁的,粗暴的,失礼的…
in Indonesian tidak sopan…
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“discourteous” in British English

“discourteous” in American English

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